By Christopher Paul
Over the previous decade, specially, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) intelligence has needed to tailor its association to fulfill the evolving calls for of the operational surroundings. This has led to a few advert hoc preparations, practices, and firms. A extensive evaluate of the organizational layout of USMC intelligence tested how one can align it successfully and successfully with present and destiny missions and functions.
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Another example is Headquarters, USMC, where the various deputy commandants represent functional areas such as manpower, aviation, and logistics. The divisional structure represents self-contained, independent, decisionmaking units. These units may be allocated by customer or geography. 3 Four Basic Organizational Structural Options Simple HUMINT GEOINT SIGINT MASINT Matrix HUMINT GEOINT MASINT SIGINT Functional Divisional Team leader • Member • Member • Member NOTE: MASINT = measurement and signature intelligence.
7 8 Alert and Ready: An Organizational Design Assessment of USMC Intelligence From each source, we collected information about organizational characteristics, features, or criteria that the various contributors identified as relevant to organizational design or analysis. , their theory), with a focus on characteristics of organizations, such as strategy, missions, environment, leadership, and technology. We also examined basic organization types, including their functional structures, divisional structures, and organizational matrices.
For the CE, a varied environment still holds. For the combat elements, the environment is best described as turbulent. Marine Corps Vision and Strategy 2025, in 9 Although Appendix A lists a number of references for organizational design, we generally use Burton, DeSanctis, and Obel’s Organizational Design (2006), as the basis for our assessments.
Alert and Ready: An Organizational Design Assessment of Marine Corps intelligence by Christopher Paul