Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal | Key Takeaways & Analysis

Summary of Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal | Includes Analysis


Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal is an examination of the process he

began of restructuring the Joint Special Operations Command management style,

from a rigid command structure to a cooperative team comprised of smaller

specialized teams. While fighting Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), General McChrystal

noted how the United States and coalition militaries were efficient war-fighting

machines, but they were not adaptable or effective against the seemingly

disordered AQI. In 2005, after a particularly destructive terrorist attack at the

opening of a sewage plant near Baghdad, McChrystal began considering whether

the efficient structure was actually hindering the counterinsurgency, preventing

them from responding to threats in real time and delaying the capture of AQI

leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

Modern military management originated at the 1900 World's Fair, when Frederick

Winslow Taylor revealed his work in steel production efficiency. Taylor believed

that there is a right way to do any given thing…

PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

Inside this Instaread Summary of Team of Teams

• Overview of book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Key Takeaways and Analysis of Key Takeaways

About the Author

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