RELATIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT IN THE DESIGN OF CURRENT MILITARY OPERATIONS
Abstract: The aim of this article is to analyze the risk assessment process of designing the current military operations from the perspective of the scientific argumentation of the Military Risk Assessment Matrix (MRAM) methodology. The use of this matrix is an efficient and expedient practice that is heavily used by the political and military decision makers, senior or junior leaders, throughout the all levels. In this respect, the matrix structure, the quantitative and qualitative classification of the data and, finally, the graphical representation of the results are not solely based on merely empirical arguments. On the
contrary, their relevance is supported by a refined mathematical apparatus that explores and processes consistent data sets using the distributions of mathematical statistics. This article represents a partial dissemination of the results obtained in the Report no. 3 of the doctoral program at the Doctoral School of “Carol I” National Defense University to support the thesis entitled “The relational determinations specific to the modern war based on the complexity theory”.
Keywords: management; risk; matrix; military; operations; complexity.
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