From effects-based operations to effects-based force: on causality, complex adaptive system and the the biology of war

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Jobbagy, Zoltán;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University
  • Subject: Biological evolution | Causality | Chaos | Complex adaptive system | Complexity | Effects-based operations | Effectiveness | Efficiency | Emergence | Friction | Self-organisation | Biological evolution | Causality | Chaos | Complex adaptive system | Complexity | Effects-based operations | Effectiveness | Efficiency | Emergence | Friction | Self-organisation

The author addresses a recent force employment concept called effects-based operations, which first appeared during the 1991 war against Iraq. The attributes of effects-based operations can be grouped around three common, but interrelated elements such as effects focus,... View more
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