This research is a look into the leadership training model provided to Junior Enlisted Marines. It reviews the eight aspects of Leadership the Marine Corps requires its leader to know, and it expects senior leaders to teach. In a review of Marine Corps publications, books on great leaders, after-action of past battles, a survey of junior leaders, and a review into current business organizations' leadership practice. A strong argument can be made for the potential improvement to the model the Marine Corps uses.

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College or School

College of Professional Studies Granite Division

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Spring 2021

MSLD_Hudson_Brandt_Capstone_Paper.pdf (212 kB)
Capstone Paper