The Need for Organisational Resilience Chapter-6

Resources

Workunit

Workunit

Resources

Workunit

Resources

Workunit

Resources

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Workunit

Supplying an army

At a distance

Drains the public coffers

And impoverishes

The common people

(Tzu 2008, 9)

Logistics

This chapter looks at Logistics as a supporting function for strategic, operational, and tactical

management. It revolves around

• Procurement of resources such as men and material

• Planning, organizing, movement, and stationing of resources.

The Story: May 18 – May 25 1940

In northern Belgium, the Germans were still hammering away at the Gembloux Gap,

sustaining considerable losses. News of the breakout of the Meuse bridgeheads was

trickling through. The Wehrmacht’s armoured divisions moved 200km inland (see Map 6.1),

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