Education

The Impact of War on the Ukraine Military Education System: Moving Forward in War and Peace

Salkutsan, Serhii, and Al Stolberg. "The Impact of War on the Ukraine Military Education System: Moving Forward in War and Peace." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 67-76.

Introduction

In the initial analysis of the impact of the Russo-Ukrainian war, it is critical to understand the experience and results of Ukraine’s defense reform. This is especially true for the reform of military education, which has been ongoing since 2014 and formally institutionalized in 2018 with the signing of the policy on “Military Education and Training of Military Specialists.” [1]

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Putin’s Last War: Narratives, Counternarratives, and Early Lessons Learned

Tagarev, Todor, Lada Roslycky, and Philipp Fluri. "Putin’s Last War: Narratives, Counternarratives, and Early Lessons Learned." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 5-8.

In the turmoil in the spring of 2014, immediately following the Revolution of Dignity, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin ordered an attack on Crimea and instigated and supported the separatist activities in Donbas. Encouraged by Russia’s early successes in its war on Ukraine and the lukewarm approach of some Western countries to imposing sanctions, Putin ordered the massive February 2022 invasion, initially focused on Ukraine’s capital and leadership.

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Hofstede’s Power Distance Matrix: Law Enforcement Leadership Theory and Communication

Kovács, István. "Hofstede’s Power Distance Matrix: Law Enforcement Leadership Theory and Communication." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 1 (2022): 61-72.

 

Theoretical Background of the Research

Within the framework of intercultural communication, the theory of cultural dimensions is linked to the name of Geert Hofstede. With the help of factor analysis, Hofstede was able to compare the cultural effects of society with the value system of the members of society and thus evaluate the obtained results in relation to each other. The research results first ensured the creation of four, and later a fifth and a sixth dimension.

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Cyber Skills Gaps – A Systematic Review of the Academic Literature

Ruoslahti, Harri, Janel Coburn, Amir Trent, and Ilkka Tikanmäki. "Cyber Skills Gaps – A Systematic Review of the Academic Literature." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 20, no. 2 (2021): 33-45.

Introduction

The use of computers and other digital technology is a daily reality for over half of the global population and substantially more in modern European society. Of the roughly 7.8 billion people inhabiting the planet as of March 2020,[1] an estimated 59 % are internet users and, as of 2019, 49 % of those users have computers in their homes.[2]

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Behind Blue Lights: Exploring Police Officers’ Resilience after the Terrorist Attack at Brussels Airport on March 22, 2016

Easton, Marleen, and Vanessa Laureys. "Behind Blue Lights: Exploring Police Officers’ Resilience after the Terrorist Attack at Brussels Airport on March 22, 2016." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 19, no. 3 (2020): 77-97.

Introduction

The terrorist attack at Brussels Airport on March 22, 2016 (22/3), when terrorists committed a suicide bombing, caused 12 deaths and injured nearly 100 people. Police officers (PO) rushed to the scene within minutes, searching for survivors, evacuating victims, guarding the perimeter of the disaster site and eventually seeking for bodies and body parts.

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