Summary of Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal | Includes Analysis
Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal is an examination of the process he
began of restructuring the Joint Special Operations Command management style,
from a rigid command structure to a cooperative team comprised of smaller
specialized teams. While fighting Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), General McChrystal
noted how the United States and coalition militaries were efficient war-fighting
machines, but they were not adaptable or effective against the seemingly
disordered AQI. In 2005, after a particularly destructive terrorist attack at the
opening of a sewage plant near Baghdad, McChrystal began considering whether
the efficient structure was actually hindering the counterinsurgency, preventing
them from responding to threats in real time and delaying the capture of AQI
leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Modern military management originated at the 1900 World's Fair, when Frederick
Winslow Taylor revealed his work in steel production efficiency. Taylor believed
that there is a right way to do any given thing…
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