TITLE

Motivating Soldiers: The Example of the Israeli Defense Forces

AUTHOR(S)
Catignani, Sergio
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Autumn2004, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks into the key factors that can enhance the combat motivation of soldiers in reference to the operational successes of Israel Defense Forces. Definition of combat motivation; Association of lower levels of combat stress and demoralization with professional leadership; Consideration of unit cohesion or esprit de corps as a powerful preventive measure against psychiatric breakdown in battle as a generator of heroic behavior among the unit's members.
ACCESSION #
14325558

 

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