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Innovating within Cost and Cultural Constraints: The British Approach to Transformation

Chapter


Abstract


  • In a world that is perceived to present an increasing array of operational challenges,

    the British armed forces have embraced a vision of transformation that

    comprises all three elements identified in this volume: network-enabled forces,

    the effects-based approach to operations, and expeditionary warfare. The

    Defence Secretary, Geoff Hoon, provided a clear statement of the direction of

    British military transformation in his foreword to the 2003 Defence White Paper

    (DWP) ...

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Farrell, T. & Bird, T. (2010). Innovating within Cost and Cultural Constraints: The British Approach to Transformation. In T. Terriff, F. Osinga & T. Farrell (Eds.), A Transformation Gap? American Innovations and European Military Change (pp. 35-58). Stanford, United States: Stanford University Press.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780804763776

Book Title


  • A Transformation Gap? American Innovations and European Military Change

Start Page


  • 35

End Page


  • 58

Place Of Publication


  • Stanford, United States

Abstract


  • In a world that is perceived to present an increasing array of operational challenges,

    the British armed forces have embraced a vision of transformation that

    comprises all three elements identified in this volume: network-enabled forces,

    the effects-based approach to operations, and expeditionary warfare. The

    Defence Secretary, Geoff Hoon, provided a clear statement of the direction of

    British military transformation in his foreword to the 2003 Defence White Paper

    (DWP) ...

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Farrell, T. & Bird, T. (2010). Innovating within Cost and Cultural Constraints: The British Approach to Transformation. In T. Terriff, F. Osinga & T. Farrell (Eds.), A Transformation Gap? American Innovations and European Military Change (pp. 35-58). Stanford, United States: Stanford University Press.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780804763776

Book Title


  • A Transformation Gap? American Innovations and European Military Change

Start Page


  • 35

End Page


  • 58

Place Of Publication


  • Stanford, United States