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Preparing Logistics Managers to Manage Modern Military Supply Chain


[ 1 ] Instytut Logistyki, Wydział Zarządzania i Dowodzenia, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ P ] employee

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[5.6] Management and quality studies

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European Research Studies Journal

Journal year: 2021 | Journal volume: vol. XXIV | Journal number: issue 3B

Article type

scientific article

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  • Logistics
  • Supply chain
  • Management
  • Education
  • Competencies
  • Kompetencje menedżerskie
  • Kształcenie
  • Logistyka wojskowa
  • Łańcuch dostaw
  • Zarządzanie

EN Purpose: The aim of conducted research was to identify a set of competencies required of a logistics manager, in managerial positions in the armed forces, necessary to manage contemporary military supply chains. Design/Methodology/Approach: The research process consisted of theoretical and empirical parts. The theoretical part included the analysis of current scientific studies on the problem of logistics managers' education, requirements set by employers in the military and civilian labour market, as well as the applicable legal acts on the subject in question. The empirical part of the study was based on a diagnostic survey with the use of an interview questionnaire. The study involved 26 experts holding managerial positions in military and civilian logistics entities and persons responsible for logistics education at universities, 7 managers from logistics companies, 11 officers from military logistics units, 8 university teachers responsible for developing study programs. The research was conducted in 2020-2021. Practical Implications: The research results may be helpful in the process of developing curricula dedicated to logistics managers, both in the armed forces and in the civil market. Originality/Value: This study is an original study of experts involved in the education of logistics managers.

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36 - 46




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CC BY (attribution alone)

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final published version

Release date

30.09.2021 (Date presumed)

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at the time of publication

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