How we can make better generals

How we can make better generals

CNAS (the impressive team of Barno, Bensahel, Kidder, and Sayler) just put out a terrific study on how to improve the quality of generals in the U.S. military.

You should read the whole thing, but here are some of the key recommendations:

More education for senior leaders.

Longer time in assignments.

Performance reviews for three and four star officers.

Two tracks for generals — either warfighting or management.