Sensemaking in military planning: a methodological study of command teams

@article{Jensen2007SensemakingIM,
  title={Sensemaking in military planning: a methodological study of command teams},
  author={Eva Jensen},
  journal={Cognition, Technology & Work},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={103-118}
}
Sensemaking, understanding how to deal with the situation at hand, has a central role in military command. This paper presents a method for measuring sensemaking performance in command teams during military planning. The method was tested in two experiments with Army captains serving as participants. The task was to produce parts of a brigade order within 6 h. The participants worked in teams of 5–7 individuals, 16 teams in the first experiment and 8 teams in the second experiment, with one… CONTINUE READING
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