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Trust, in the mission area

Graaff, M.C. de (2008) Trust, in the mission area.

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Abstract:The study focuses on the trust relationship, between the force protection team of the Battle Group and the mission team of the Provincial Reconstruction Team, within a Smallest Unit of Action (SUA). Soldiers from both units sent to Uruzgan (Afghanistan) in Task Force Uruzgan 1 and Task Force Uruzgan 2 were asked to participate. For this study, interviews were conducted and a short survey was sent to members of the two units to be filled out. The interview sessions were semi-structured by an interview protocol and the questions asked in the survey were based on a theoretical framework. This theoretical framework had provided several research themes that are important in trust relationships in an organizational context. The themes to the main theme trust were: cooperation, group dynamics, and the context (in this study called 'the mission area'
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Nederlandse Defensie Academie
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:05 communication studies
Programme:Communication Studies MSc (60713)
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