The Us Air Force Initiated The Jassm Development Program

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The US Air Force initiated the JASSM development program in 1996. The program definition and risk reduction contracts, valued at $128 million and $110 million were awarded in June 1996 to McDonnell Douglas (Currently Boeing) and Lockheed Martin. Lockheed was preferred as the final contractor in April 1998. This paper will provide a vision statement that will illustrate the direction and focus of the team. We will then analyze actions that Terry Little took to foster his team to greater heights. In Terry’s, work we will elaborate on his actions that took them to higher heights and critique whether or not it was effective. Lastly, we will recommend three strategies with examples in regards to the JASSM program management team that would improve its operational performance.
Vision Statement According to Collins and Porras (1996), the vision of a good team or company needs to be stronger than its strategic and tactical goals. Our vision is to offer adequately reliable, scalable, supply and swiftly functional weapons, allowing experts and fighters the opportunity to utilize air space and cyber space facilities. We will aim to provide a responsive first-class training for the supervisors and fighters of this missile to maximize the best outcome. In regards to our engineers and management team, we have strategies to make the working environment in their favor so that they can do their jobs with full cooperation. We have a vision that will conform to our customers’ requirements and

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