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The Resource Aptitude for destruction, Vol. 2, Case studies of organizational learning in five terrorist groups., Brian A. Jackson ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Aptitude for destruction, Vol. 2, Case studies of organizational learning in five terrorist groups., Brian A. Jackson ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Label
Aptitude for destruction, Vol. 2, Case studies of organizational learning in five terrorist groups.
Title
Aptitude for destruction
Title number
Vol. 2
Title part
Case studies of organizational learning in five terrorist groups.
Statement of responsibility
Brian A. Jackson ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Continuing conflicts between violent groups and states generate an ever-present demand for higher-quality and more timely information to support operations to combat terrorism. Better ways are needed to understand how terrorist and insurgent groups adapt over time into more-effective organizations and increasingly dangerous threats. Because learning is the link between what a group wants to do and its ability to gather the needed information and resources to actually do it, a better understanding of the group learning process could contribute to the design of more-effective measures for combating terrorism. This study analyzes current understanding of that process and the factors that influence organizational learning. Part I presents detailed case studies of learning in five terrorist organizations: Aum Shinrikyo, The Radical Environmentalist Movement, Hizballah, Jemaah Islamiyah, and the Provisional Irish Republican Army. In Part II, a methodology is developed for ascertaining what and why groups learned, gaining insights into their learning processes, and discerning ways in which the law enforcement and intelligence communities might apply that understanding. Insights drawn from the organizational learning literature are then applied to the case studies. A companion report, Aptitude for Destruction, Volume 1: Organizational Learning in Terrorist Groups and its Implications for Combating Terrorism, MG-331-NIJ, focuses on the application of the concepts developed in this study to policy for combating terrorism. That report presents an abbreviated overview of the research presented here and explores the application of the results by law enforcement and intelligence activities
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
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  • Jackson, Brian A.
  • Baker, John C.
  • Cragin, Kim
  • Parachini, John
  • Trujillo, Horacio R
  • Chalk, Peter
  • Rand Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (Organization)
  • Rand Corporation
  • National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
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  • Oumu Shinrikyō (Religious organization)
  • Hizballah (Lebanon)
  • Jamaah Islamiyah (Indonesia)
  • Irish Republican Army
  • Terrorists
  • Environmentalists
  • Terrorism
Label
Aptitude for destruction, Vol. 2, Case studies of organizational learning in five terrorist groups., Brian A. Jackson ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment."
  • "This research was conducted within RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (ISE)"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Provisional Irish Republican Army
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • The Radical Environmentalist Movement
  • Horacio R. Trujillo
  • Theory: Organizational Learning as a Four-Component Process
  • Horacio R. Trujillo and Brian A. Jackson
  • Application: The Four Components of Organizational Learning in the Case Study Groups
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • Concluding Observations
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • Introduction
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • Aum Shinrikyo
  • John Parachini
  • Hizballah, the Party of God
  • Kim Cragin
  • Jemaah Islamiyah
  • John C. Baker
Control code
ssj0000331042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 200 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780833037374
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005003983
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000331042
Label
Aptitude for destruction, Vol. 2, Case studies of organizational learning in five terrorist groups., Brian A. Jackson ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment."
  • "This research was conducted within RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (ISE)"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Provisional Irish Republican Army
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • The Radical Environmentalist Movement
  • Horacio R. Trujillo
  • Theory: Organizational Learning as a Four-Component Process
  • Horacio R. Trujillo and Brian A. Jackson
  • Application: The Four Components of Organizational Learning in the Case Study Groups
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • Concluding Observations
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • Introduction
  • Brian A. Jackson
  • Aum Shinrikyo
  • John Parachini
  • Hizballah, the Party of God
  • Kim Cragin
  • Jemaah Islamiyah
  • John C. Baker
Control code
ssj0000331042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 200 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780833037374
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005003983
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000331042

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