Res Militaris

ISSN : 2265-6294

Dynamique géopolitique maritime en Afrique centrale : Brèves réflexions sur le différend frontalier maritime entre Gabon et Guinée Équatoriale

Patrice Moundounga Mouity Description Résumé Les espaces maritimes dans le golfe de Guinée sont source de conflits de délimitation entre les États qui le bordent : le différend entre le Gabon et la Guinée Équatoriale autour de l’île Mbanié en est le meilleur exemple. Après en avoir passé en revue l’historique, les données géographiques, les…

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Leadership in Multinational Missions : Findings from EUFOR in Bosnia and Herzegovina Revisited

Gregor Richter Description Abstract  Ideas and modes of leadership are changing in military contexts in reaction to processes of transformation, new mission types, and technological and cultural change. But do leadership styles (still) matter at all ? This article refers to a direction of research that has challenged the importance of leaders and of leader-follower…

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Risk-Taking Attitudes in the Norwegian Population : Implications for Recruitment into the Armed Forces

Trond Svela Sand, Gunnar Breivik & Anders Sookermany Description Abstract The presence of risks is a crucial and unavoidable feature of many military contexts and should be recognized by the military in recruitment and skill acquisition. Moreover, the military system is part of the society at large and thus influenced by the general values and…

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Sense-Making and Decision-Making in a Joint Military Context : The Role of Translating, Verifying and Prioritizing Information

Sigmund Valaker & Tone Danielsen Description Abstract     This article, based on fieldwork during a military exercise in Norway, analyzes how new technology is used in joint operations by military personnel and how it is connected to sense-making and decision-taking. The authors’ ethnography suggests that knowledge of multiple terminologies and procedures provides a frame…

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Attrition Patterns of Women in the Canadian Armed Forces

Lynne Serré & Michelle Straver Description Abstract     The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is committed to having a workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian labour market. While the representation rate of women in the CAF has increased from 11% in 2001 to 15% in 2016, it remains much lower than the representation…

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Job Satisfaction in Canadian Armed Forces Instructors : The Catch-22 of Producing the Most Effective Soldiers

Kevin Rounding & Karen J. Rankin Description Abstract     The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) spends $1.6 billion annually to ensure its soldiers are highly effective. Military instructors are crucial to the success of CAF goals, and yet anecdotally, CAF Instructors were perceived as being unsatisfied with their jobs. In response to the claim that…

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A.F.K. Organski et l’école de la “transition de la puissance”

Presenté par Bernard Boëne Classics of the Military Field in the Social SciencesClassiques du champ militaire dans les sciences sociales

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