The Concepts and Design of ROC Defense Reorganization

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Ching-Pu Chen


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 23, Issue 2, p.149-162 (2009)


defense management, Defense reorganization, joint operation., organizational design, resource allocation, strategic planning


The defense organization of the Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years since the acceptance of the National Defense Act and the Ministry of National Defense Organizational Act in the year 2000. The new defense organization is believed to enhance strategic plan­ning, resource allocation, joint operation, and civilian control. This article describes the concepts and structure design behind the two Acts mentioned above. It also pre­sents the defense planning systems for force building.

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