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- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
Current DoD force planning processes assume that U.S. military interventions are serially independent over time. This report challenges this assumption, arguing that interventions occur in temporally dependent clusters in which the likelihood of an intervention depends on interventions in the recent past. Integrating the concept of temporal dependence... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
Analyzes literature on the relationships among stressors, stress, and performance and applies the most relevant findings to military operations and training. There are many stressors associated with military life, particularly with deployments, and it is important to understand how such stressors affect individual functioning and performance. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Home - one of the most emotive words in any language. But it can mean different things to different people and, based on extensive interviews, Jennifer Kavanagh explores our outer and inner identities and asks: ?What does home mean to you?? Home is not just four walls or the country in which we were born. It is not a locked door, an investment,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
As we consider the plight of our consumer-driven economy, it is easy to forget that money is about relationship: between individuals and between communities. In our current financial mess, it is worth reminding ourselves of community-based alternatives, and to look closely at microcredit, a model of peer lending to enable people to move out of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00
The definition and parameters of teacher education have recently been changed by the concept of mentoring. Supporters of the concept maintain that it is an effective technique for inducting and retaining new teachers, but who and what are mentors, and what attributes do they possess? Previous research has identified collaboration, enthusiasm, emotional... more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
The authors undertook the preparation of this monograph with the objective of offering insights into the challenges faced by active-duty service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the resiliency they and their families have shown in coping with these challenges, and the adequacy of defense manpower policy in assisting members and families. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
The US military is facing increasing demand for IT personnel and must compete effectively with the inducements offered by industry. This survey presents a literature review, field interviews, data analysis and a dynamic model, that together present policy implications for military planners. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99
In folk history and religion, from the Shakers to Zen, simplicity has generally been considered a good thing. Our own motivation may be to leave a smaller carbon footprint, to express a compassionate solidarity with those who have least; or simply to downsize. Whatever our concern, it is likely that the motivation to live a simpler life will spring... more...