Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal
- Key Takeaways & Analysis: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
- Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
- Length: 30 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 08-07-2015
- Language: English
- Publisher: Instaread
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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By Athena L. on 13-05-2018
Kind of awful audio version of a fascinating book
I decided to try out Audible because I understood that the book I wanted to read, Team of Teams, was going to read by its author. Sadly it is bring read by a robot-sounding voice of a man that is making it impossible for me to listen to this.
By Tim Tuohy on 30-05-2017
Not the book only a Preface
This was disappointing - I thought I was buying the book. It was not clear that I was not buying the book. Very disappointing.