Complex operations

Single Loop Thinking: Non-Reflective Military Cycles of ENDS and MEANS

Original post can be found here: https://benzweibelson.medium.com/single-loop-thinking-non-reflective-military-cycles-of-ends-and-means-c7643fe51290 This is a section out of a recent…

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Design Facilitation 101: Using Trojan Horses to Sneak Past the Institutional Barriers for Complex Security Affairs

Original blog post can be found here: https://benzweibelson.medium.com/design-facilitation-101-using-trojan-horses-to-sneak-past-the-institutional-barriers-for-complex-73f22b90e3f1 In multiple strategic planning sessions, design working…

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Holistic Professional Military Development: Growing Strategic Artists

Abstract: Professional military education is a well-established system in most modern militaries. Like all things…

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Ways with Means: No End to Military Fixation on Capacities and Capabilities

Original blog post can be found here: https://benzweibelson.medium.com/ways-with-means-no-end-to-military-fixation-on-capacities-and-capabilities-dc270ac9e815 This is an excerpt from a design…

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Ghosts in the Modern Planning Machine: ‘Effects Based Operations’ After 2008

Original blog can be found here: https://benzweibelson.medium.com/ghosts-in-the-modern-planning-machine-effects-based-operations-after-2008-9599fc5499fd This is an excerpt from a design monograph…

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When the Rubber Hits the Road: Design for Complex Organizational Challenges (2 of 2)

AOD Connect 2021: When the Rubber Hits the Road Timothy Day discusses his real-world experience…

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