Five Key Changes for the Management of UK Defence

Report Number: NPS-AM-08-040

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Acquisition Strategy

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Peter Tatham, Trevor Taylor

Title: Five Key Changes for the Management of UK Defence

Published: 2008-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

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Keywords: UK Defence


This paper is conceptual in nature and reviews five of the key management challenges facing those charged with the management of the UK Defence. It is argued that similar challenges face many Western governments, albeit the solutions are likely to be country-specific. Given the paucity of academic research into the general area of defence management, it is suggested that there is considerable potential for focused application of ideas and concepts from a broad range of disciplines that will help improve the UK