By Ian Stuart Kelly
In Echoes of good fortune, Ian Stuart Kelly makes use of new information regarding overdue Victorian Scottish Highland battalions to supply new insights into how teams establish themselves, and go that experience directly to successive generations of soldiers.
Kelly applies suggestions from organisational idea (the learn of the way firms functionality) to illustrate how squaddies’ stories create a ‘blueprint’ of anticipated behaviours and suggestion styles that give a contribution to their battalion’s endured good fortune. This version manages the interaction among public belief and genuine lifestyles reports extra successfully than present ways to figuring out id. additionally, Kelly’s basic study deals a extra definite description of infantrymen’ existence, religion, schooling, and self-discipline than has formerly been to be had.
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Extra resources for Echoes of Success: Identity and the Highland Regiments
Stewart, Sketches, II, 132, note 2; “Sergeant Rowland Cameron’s account” in Journal of George Gerard, (BWRM 2531, 181–1872); A. Forbes, ‘The Black Watch’: The record of an historic regiment (London, 1896), 136. 14 The Red Hackle, tied at once to military prowess and the sovereign, became the single most important physical representation of the battalion for the rest of its existence. The 73rd had a rather less auspicious foundation. The army’s ad hoc nature meant episodic expansions and contractions for the 42nd Highlanders.
A. Spreitzer, “Organizational Goals and Patterns of Informal Organization,” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Mar 1971), 77. 28 Chapter 1 devoured increasing amounts of government funds. The Highland battalions in their corporate sense, however, experienced horizontal authorisation from organisations outside the military in the form of retired officers and social groups. Early members of the Highland Society of London included the Duke of Gordon, the Earl of Seaforth, the Marquis of Huntly, and Major General Wemyss, all of whom were instrumental in raising Highland battalions.
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