One important source of [[uncertainty]] is a property known as nonlinearity. ”’Nonlinearity describes systems in which causes and effects are disproportionate.”’ Minor incidents or actions can have decisive effects. Major effort can have no effect whatsoever. Outcomes of endeavors can hinge on the actions of a few individuals. Issues can be decided by [[chance|chances]] and […]
An attribute of life is uncertainty. All actions in life take place in an atmosphere of increasing uncertainty, or the “fog of life.” Uncertainty pervades life in the form of unknowns about the what to create, about the environment, and even about your organization.
Centuries of battlefield-tested agility, leanliness, and maneuverability. How agile can you be? It is essential that our philosophy of command support the way we fight work. First and foremost, in order to generate the tempo of operations we desire and to best cope with the [[uncertainty]], disorder, and fluidity of combat work, command and control […]