By Christopher Paul
Over the earlier 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 couple of advert hoc preparations, practices, and corporations. A extensive assessment of the organizational layout of USMC intelligence tested how you can align it successfully and successfully with present and destiny missions and functions.
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The ACE is usually composed of an aviation unit headquarters and various other aviation units or their detachments. The GCE is the core element of a MAGTF that is task-organized to conduct ground operations. It is usually constructed around an infantry organization but can vary in size from a small ground unit of any type to one or more divisions that can be independently maneuvered under the direction of the MAGTF commander. The LCE is the core element that is task-organized to provide the combat service support necessary to accomplish the MAGTF mission.
The matrix form of organization is a combination of the functional and divisional structures with overlapping “ownership” of resources. For example, personnel are hired, trained, promoted, and separated by one part of the matrix while the other part uses them for business- or mission-related purposes. In essence, one part of the matrix focuses on inputs while the other focuses on outputs or customers. This is a difficult form to manage because individuals report to two bosses. The matrix could, in fact, tilt toward more control by the business side or more by the functional side.
The USMC will be a force able to act with unprec2 3 See Appendix D for a recent history of Marine Corps intelligence. S. Marine Corps Intelligence Department, 2010. Strategic Intent and Organizational Assessment 37 edented speed and versatility in austere conditions against a wide range of adversaries. Marine Corps Operating Concepts presents overarching operating concepts, including the USMC’s role in national security and proposed enhancements to MAGTF operations in such core areas as engagement, crisis response, and power projection.
Alert and Ready: An Organizational Design Assessment of Marine Corps intelligence by Christopher Paul