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Pardon the Disruption

The U.S. Marine Corps sought to promote disruptive thinking to establish a culture of creativity and innovation.


Fri Mar 01 2019

Pardon the Disruption

The United States has a large and bureaucratic military that is facing an ever-evolving battlefield. That is not an ideal environment to foster creativity innovation. But U.S. Marine Corps Commandant Robert Neller is looking to harness the power of disruptive thinkers. For that to happen, there must be a genuine effort to change the professional military education at Marine Corps University (MCU). The university's students and faculty acknowledged the need for additional training and education in creative and innovative problem solving. MCU recognized that fostering an environment that encourages disruptive, creative, and innovative thought would be no small task, so the university made it the focus of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accreditation review's quality enhancement plan.

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