SEJPME II Module 16
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Which of the following choices best describes how design enriches planning, and states the differences between the two?
Design actions generally consist of more "brainstorming" - dialogue, critical reasoning and creative thinking, whereas planning actions consist of more deliberate analytical thinking and detailed production of plans and orders.
Which of the following choices describes key insights for incorporating design into joint operations?
1. Commanders must ensure planners understand where they are in the design and planning continuum.
2. Enrich the commands understanding of both the environment and the problem to enhance the existing JOPP
3. The commanders guidance drives the kinds of actions planners take, to include the need to revisit design
** All the above
In general, what effect can emerging crises have on design?
Design is often abbreviated during emerging crises, and commanders may not fully develop their operational approach due to sever time constraints.
What has given commander the ability to leverage many joint capabilities at the lowest levels?
Advances in information technology have enabled collaborative and decentralized approaches to better understand the operational environment
Which of the following statements describes characteristics of a well-written problem statement that can help focus the staff and subsequent planning process?
The problem statement should not pose a solution, accounts for current circumstances and does not predict what future actions may occur.
Which of the following statements about how design activities affect planning efforts at combatant commands is accurate?
The design effort conducted during deliberate planning manifest their worth at initiation of crisis action planning.
Which of the following describes best practice JTF headquarter use to enrich design?
JTF share design products and thoughts with subordinate units and external stakeholders as early and often as possible.
Design and planning efforts should be aligned with the well-established _____.
The coherent integration of lethal and nonlethal actions at the operational level is provided by: (Select all that apply)
1. Planning guidance
2. Operational framework
3. Commanders intent
Which of the following statements describes the benefit of the adaptive planning process?
All the above
Training exercises are conducted by joint force commanders (JFCs) and their headquarters and are based on scenarios related to "most Likely" and "most dangerous" crises or contingencies in their area of responsibility. What is a secondary role of these complex training events?
To provide an intensive venue for the focused, structured dialogue that drives design and subsequent planning.
Which of the following statements best highlights benefits of organization in design and planning efforts?
Organization can contribute to quick translation of the commanders guidance and intent, and can efficiently devise suitable operational approaches.
How can joint force headquarters ensure unified action within the multi-echelon process?
Joint force head quarters should understand how they fit into the decision cycles of other units across the three events horizons.
"Co-creation of context" refers to _____. (Select all that apply.)
1. the simultaneous development of a fuller situational understanding across echelons of command
2. stakeholders leveraging each other's unique viewpoints and perspectives
3. the impact of operations as it relates to battlespace operations
The commander and his staff must work to clearly display objectives and end states by phase, demonstrating explicitly their incorporation of what elements of design? (Select all that apply.)
1. arranging operations (through phasing)
2. lines of effort
3. end state
The first step in achieving efficiency and effectiveness in planning at all headquarters is _____.
establishing a viable battle rhythm
Joint task forces (JTFs) have approach design in many novel ways, often reflecting on whether the JTF headquarters are _____.
standing, rotational, or crisis only and functionally or geographically oriented
Significant design efforts, during deliberate planning at combatant commands, produce results as those commands _____. (Select all that apply.)
1. adapt deliberate planning for crisis situations
2. execute their plans during exercises
3. take every situation on its own terms
For what can training exercises serve as "surrogate?"
for actual execution of a plan
Which of the following statements about design and planning is well-grounded doctrine and is taught extensively at Joint military educational institutions?
Design enriches planning, but planning does not enrich design.
At what point in the overall design and planning process should commanders and planners consider integrating lethal and nonlethal actions?
at the beginning of the process
Which of the following describes a role of the Chief of Staff in design and planning?
helps prioritize the planning efforts with a disciplined approach
Commanders drive the development of _____. Planners help develop commander's critical information requirements (CCIRs) beginning in _____ and continuing during the planning process across all three event horizons.
What pitfall can occur when a problem statement proposes a solution (even implicitly)?
can lead the commander and planners to spend more time on design, rather than detailed planning and execution
In the case of Haiti, Gen Fraser (USSOUTHCOM Commander), his staff and components had little time to react to the immediate life-saving requirements demanded by the operational environment. As time passed, the design was refined through which of the following action(s)? (Select all that apply)
1. external stakeholders
2. awareness through internal efforts
Which of the following statements best describes the renewed focus on the term design?
The value of design as a complementary concept to planning has grown significantly in recent years. It includes more commander-led direction concluding with some form of operational approach.