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- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Has opening new skills and units been enough to create equal opportunities for women in the US military? This work assesses the status of gender representation in US military occupations newly opened to women, focusing on specific issues for 10 selected occupations. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
As a competitive employer in the United States, the Department of Defense (DoD) strives to maintain benefits comparable to those of the public and private sector. DoD recently asked RAND to explore the greater use of extended leaves as part of the department?s strategic human resource plan. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 34.00
An edited collection of ethnographic research that seeks to provide visions of and for US military culture from a solid anthropological base. The volume explores several important but relatively unknown cultural variations in the defense community through a variety of lenses. A strong list of contributors highlight important issues such as: anthrax... more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
The current U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) policy for assigning military women was issued in 1994, and the U.S. Armys assignment policy dates to 1992. In the ensuing years, the U.S. Army has undergone significant technological and organizational transformation, which has changed how it organizes and fights. There is concern that, in the course... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
The Department of Defense (DoD) experiences a high turnover from its general and flag officers (G/FOs). A concern exists that simply lengthening the stay of senior officers will only clog the system, stagnating promotions throughout the entire officer corps. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
This research confirms that, while many spouses of military service members work and seek education similar to their ?look-alike? civilian counterparts, they often lag these equals in terms of finding jobs and receiving comparable pay. Based on the input of more than 1,100 military spouses concerning their employment and educational pursuits as well... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Use of the Reserve Component has steadily increased since the 1990s, but little research has focused on how deployment affects guard and reserve families. This monograph presents the results of interviews with reserve component personnel and spouses, focusing on their deployment experiences and military career intentions. The authors conclude with... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report is a follow-on to MR-470-OSD, Future Career Management Systems for U.S. Military Officers, 1994. The earlier study determined a range of likely future officer requirements and a number of alternative career management systems. It did not attempt to define a "best" system because it lacked the objectives component--what the system was to... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
The military services must assign people to outside organizations, such as joint duty with unified CINCs. The authors examine how the Navy deals with such demands and offer a series of recommendations, such as standardizing and simplifying related processes, defining a perspective on such assignments and reconciling it with officer career paths, and... more...