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  • Building Army’s Human Resource for Sub-conventional Warfare

    Building Army’s Human Resource for Sub-conventional Warfare
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    2012
    Publisher: Pentagon Security International
    ISBN 9788182746039
    Price: ₹. 695/- Purchase

    About the Book

    This book portrays how the peculiarities of subconventional warfare impact the soldiers and what needs to be done to address the ill effects by various agencies at macro as well as micro level. Specifically, it brings out the methodology to sustain motivation of troops in this special warfare and suggests measures to optimize their stress levels. Through this book, the author has brought out various issues which cause extraordinary stress among army personnel operating in sub-conventional warfare environment. The issue assumes greater significance due to the fact that soldiers trained in conventional warfare tactics suffer higher levels of stress when employed for subconventional operations. Various realistic recommendations have been made to address stressrelated issues in the army.

    The bearings of this study are universal with special reference to Indian context. This book has tried to highlight some of the basic issues that need to be addressed to build army's human resource for subconventional warfare, while keeping their conventional warfare capability intact. Subconventional operations put tremendous professional and psychological pressures on military leaders and troops. Therefore, the importance of sustaining their motivation and morale in these circumstances, assumes added importance, which if not addressed in right earnest, can well manifest in the form of stress, tension, frustration, anger and cumulatively result in below par performance as a combat outfit.

    The analyses presented in this book reflect upon the need of understanding sub-conventional warfare, its impact on the psyche of participating troops and adopting methodology to develop army's human resource by sustaining their motivational levels through stress optimization process.

    Contents

    Foreword [Download]
    Acknowledgements

    Introduction [Download]

    Chapter 1: Understanding Sub-Conventional Warfare

    Chapter 2: Motivating Army for Sub-Conventional Warfare

    Chapter 3: Sub-Conventional Warfare Stress Optimisation

    Chapter 4: Managing Stress-Related Issues in Army

    Chapter 5: Developing Human Resource for Sub-Conventional Warfare

    Chapter 6: Conclusion

    Bibliography

    Index [Download]

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