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- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This study looks at how the wages of miltary retirees compare with those of their civilian peers. It explores if military retirees have a higher relative wage growth over their second careers and if the transition to civilian employment is a difficult process. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Can the US military better meet its personnel needs by allowing more recruits to enter laterally into military service from civilian life? The authors analyzed occupations in the Army, Air Force, and Navy and concluded that pursuing a policy of large-scale lateral entry did not show promise more...
Strategic Assessment and Development of Interorganizational Influence in the Absence of Hierarchical AuthorityRAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This report addresses the need of organizations to exert influence in situations where they lack the authority that would make such influence straightforward. It does so by presenting a three-stage framework that should help such organizations capitalise on the options available to them. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them forhandling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Describes RAND's evaluation of performance of a prototype military recruiting station located in an outlet mall in northern Virginia during its first year of operation. Evaluation includes statistical information on performance indicators, description of services' use of station, conclusions on MERS concept potential, and recommendations for experimental... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Are increased deployments in the U.S. military associated with decreased retention? This report looks at retention of servicemembers in the decade following the Gulf War. The study casts doubt on hypotheses that say more deployment or hostile deployment causes lower retention. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
A frustrating war and an endless occupation. The very real prospect of more conflict overseas. A military stretched beyond its breaking point. The stage is set for the resumption of the draft. Now, in an explosive and provocative book, Philip Gold, a former Marine and a disaffected conservative, reveals why selective service should never come to pass?but... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
Describes the effects of deployments on the Army's ability to provide forces for other contingencies, to ensure that soldiers are trained, and to continue to recruit and retain soldiers. The authors found that Army plans for transformation and employing reserves fall short. Unless requirements recede, the nation faces an Army stretched thin. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95
Based on the findings in recently released archive papers and letters, as well as extensive library and historical resources, Alan Axelrod offers a compelling profile of the remarkable leadership discipline of a general often called a "military CEO." In fascinating detail, Axelrod reveals that Ike was more than a great military leader; he was also... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
The generation that benefitted from GI Bill showed a commitment to the principles of democracy and civic involvement. This book looks at how Bill affected the lives of World War II Veterans. It develops an argument about the link between peoples' positive experiences with government programs and their willingness to take part in public life. more...