Deeper understanding of groupthink, its causes, and mitigation techniques should help a commander and his staff prevent it from occurring, and red teams can assist in the cause.
Making IPB an “entire staff” process is critically important to achieve shared understanding of the various mission variables.
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The doctrine for wargaming during COA analysis falls short for small wars.