Department of Command and Leadership

Publications




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CGSC Class 2010

TOPIC AUTHOR TITLE
CHANGE MAJ Michelle Callahan Birth of a Child
CHANGE MAJ Brian G. Ridley The Fallout of a Divorce
CHANGE MAJ Patrick A Stamm Military Civilian Conversion
CHANGE MAJ Chad A. Weddell Positive Work Environment
LEADERSHIP MAJ Scott Bishop Death of a Soldier
LEADERSHIP MAJ Michael Brock Becoming a Leader
LEADERSHIP MAJ Cornelius J. Pope The Failure of Feedback
LEADERSHIP MAJ Thomas Mahoney   Organization Stress
LEADERSHIP MAJ Leland Waldrup   Questioning one's Ability
MOTIVATION MAJ Ernesto Pizarro Jr A Young Man's Crucible
STRESS MAJ Saiprasad Srinivasan Reconstruction
STRESS MAJ Sean Scott Balance is the Key
STRESS MAJ Henry Delacruz Transformation of Bravo Company 1-77 Armor
STRESS MAJ Shane Carpenter Leading an MiTT

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CGSC Class 2009
TOPIC AUTHOR TITLE
CHANGE MAJ Erick "Zeke" Sweet Attitude Change
CHANGE MAJ Sean Barrett Dealing with Organizational Change
COMBAT MAJ Robert J. Duchaine Loss of a Soldier
COMBAT MAJ Ryker Horn Combat
COMBAT MAJ Jim Rogers Combat
COMBAT MAJ James Moyes Leadership
ETHICAL MAJ James H. Mclean My Word as An Officer is My Bond
LEADERSHIP MAJ Björn Holmquist Toxic Leadership
LEADERSHIP MAJ Jose L. Rivera Culture, Climate, Toxic leadership
LEADERSHIP MAJ C.W. Crary Leader Development
LEADERSHIP MAJ Ed Hardy Taking Command
LEADERSHIP MAJ Ralph W. Radka Challenges
LEADERSHIP MAJ James D. Scrogin Command
STRESS LCDR David Sidewand Ejection

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MacArthur Leadership Essay Contest Award Winners
CGSC CLASS 2012-02 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Joel P. Gleason How the Weekend Safety Brief can be a Forum for the Professional Military Ethic
Second Place Essay LCDR Edward J. Pledger Lessons in Leadership: Simple and Uncomplicated
Third Place Essay CH (MAJ) Doug Ball Counter-Balancing the Imbalance: An Army Leader's Role in Balancing Organizational Temperament
CGSC CLASS 2012-01 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Sean McDonald Empirically-Based Leadership: Integrating the Science of Psychology in Building a Better Leadership Model
Second Place Essay Major Brendan Gallagher Managing Risk in Today's Army
Third Place Essay Major Hugh W. A. Jones Control and Fear: Enhancing Soldier Performance and Welfare
CGSC CLASS 2011-02 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Jason R. Barnes Strengthening Leadership through Literature
Second Place Essay Major Earl Russell Leadership Theories and Style: A Transitional Approach
CGSC CLASS 2011-01 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Christopher H. Warner Engaged Leadership: A Method for Linking the Professional Ethic
and Battlefield Behaviors
Second Place Essay Major Trent J. Lythgoe Flight Simulation for the Brain: Why Army Officers Must Write
Third Place Essay Major Christopher J. Wehri Adaptive Leadership Theories Applied Applied to the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization (NATO)
CGSC CLASS 2010-02 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Jay Anson Leaders are the Network
Second Place Essay Major Gene Souza Extending Influence Beyond the Chain of Command
Third Place Essay Major Greg Wall Developing Learning Organizations at the Small Unit Level
CGSC CLASS 2010-01 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Adam Wojack Is Experience the Missing Link in Junior Officer Development?
Second Place Essay Major Daniel Sennott Leaving the Service as a Form of Dissent
Third Place Essay Major Eric Magnell Time for a “Bottom-Up” Approach to Ethics
CGSC CLASS 2009-01 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Douglas A. Pryer At What Cost, Intelligence? A Case Study of the Consequences of Ethical
(and Unethical) Leadership
Second Place Essay Major Erick Sweet The True Meaning of Balance: The Leadership Challenge of Executing Full
Spectrum Operations
Third Place Essay Major Mary E. Card Leadership in Understanding and Recognizing Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms
CGSC CLASS 2008-02 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Joseph Jackson The Leadership Failure of Major General Edward Braddock
Second Place Essay Major Grant Martin What if Hackworth Was Right: How Can Leaders Encourage the Growth of
Learning Organizations in an Army the Grows More Bureaucratic by the Day?
CGSC CLASS 2008-01 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay Major Geoff Van Epps Relooking Unit Cohesion: A Sensemaking Approach
Second Place Essay Major Jason M. Pape Reassessing Army Leadership in the 21st Century
Third Place Essay Major Enrique Silvela The Influential Leader
CGSC CLASS 2006-2007 AUTHOR TITLE
First Place Essay MAJ Larry Burris Strategic Leadership: A Recommendation for Identifying and Developing the
United States Army’s Future Strategic Leaders
Second Place Essay MAJ Kareem Montague Building the Pentathlete Mind
Third Place Essay MAJ Michael Siegl Managing a Leader Transition Process

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Faculty Publications

Faculty Publications

EMPATHY:  A True Leader Skill
Mr. Clay Garner, as published in Military Review, November-December 2009.

Emotional Intelligence and the Army Leadership Requirements Model

Mr. Gerald Sewell, as published in Military Review, November-December 2009.

U.S. Army Women General Officers and Their Strategies for Ascension
Dr. Yvonne Doll, DM, As published in the International Journal of Business Strategy, Volume VII, Number 3, 2007.

The Leadership Battlebook: A Practical Approach to Leader Self-Development
Dr. Ted A. Thomas, PhD. As published in Military Review, Sept- Oct 2006, pg. 109.

The Darker Side of the Force: The Negative Influence of Cohesion
Mr. Robert Rielly, As published in Military Review, March – April 2001.

Confronting the Tiger; Small Unit Cohesion in Battle
Mr. Robert Rielly, As published in Military Review, November-December 2000.


Faculty Articles used in CGSC curriculum

Why Write a Leadership Philosophy
Gerald F. Sewell

Major General Cota and the Battle of the Huertgen Forest: A Failure of Battle Command?
Mr. Thomas G. Bradbeer

Leading and Making a Transformational Change.
Dr. Yvonne Doll and Mr. Billy Miller

Seven Steps to Systems Planning and Preparation.
Dr. Charles Heller

Leading a Learning Organization - How Do You Influence Success?
Dr. Bill McCollum, Ed.D. and Mr. Jim Thomas

Mentoring, Coaching, and Counseling: Toward A Common Understanding.
Dr. Ted Thomas and Mr. Jim Thomas


 

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