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Failure in Public Institutions: Characteristics of Organizational Culture in the Military

  • Martin Elbe
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Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

In this chapter forms of failure in the military are introduced and discussed. Failure in the military is intertwined with organizational culture and therefore with cultural standards of the specific society. Nonetheless the definition of failure and success follows the specific logic of the military and its different states of action: cold for training and hot for deployment. How do organizational culture and military success (or failure) work in these different states?

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Online Resources

  1. On the book website, additional content on failure is provided. Please visit: www.artop.de/en/failure

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Elbe
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  1. 1.Zentrum für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der BundeswehrPotsdamGermany

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