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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 42.00
Die Studie befasst sich mit dem in der Freiwilligenwerbung der bundesdeutschen Streitkräfte zwischen 1956 und 1980/89 entworfenen Soldatenbild. Ausgehend von der These, öffentlich verbreitete Soldatenbilder böten Aufschluss über politische und gesellschaftliche Ordnungsvorstellungen, untersucht Thorsten Loch das Verhältnis von Armee zu Staat und Gesellschaft... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 15.70
Hauptbeschreibung Egal ob eine Karriere in der Kampftruppe, als Fallschirmjäger, Elitesoldat oder in einer Fachverwendung kombiniert mit Studium oder Ausbildung angestrebt wird: Heer, Luftwaffe und Marine bieten als Arbeitgeber oftmals ungeahnte Möglichkeiten. Vor der Karriere in Uniform sind jedoch verschiedene Auswahlverfahren zu bestehen. Verlässliche... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
The authors attempt extensive quantitative research into the recruitment and classification practices used by the United States Army over the course of the last century. They analyze which techniques are successful in retaining qualified soldiers, and compare conscription to volunteer armies to see which is more cost effective. The study ranges from... more...
Educational Benefits and Officer-Commissioning Opportunities Available to U.S. Military ServicemembersRAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work provides background and contextual information for a comprehensive report that will explore ways to attractcollege-eligible youth into the military. It describes the various benefits, opportunities, and commissioning methods that the military services use. more...
Is Military Advertising Effective? An Estimation Methodology and Applications to Recruiting in the 1980s and 90sRAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The Defense Department has been spending over $100 million annually on recruiting advertising. Previous econometric studies of military advertising?s effects have relied on data from time periods unlike today?s and have used models possibly inappropriate for supporting today?s decisionmakers. This report details improved methods developed to assess... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Bringing together several key elements needed to identify the most promising themes for future research in selection and classification, this book's underlying aim is to improve job performance by selecting the right persons and matching them most effectively with the right jobs. An emphasis is placed on current, innovative research approaches which... more...
- IOS Press 2014; US$ 199.00
??Computerised Test Generation for Cross-National Military Recruitment? by Prof. Sidney H. Irvine is a handbook for use in occupational psychology, test construction and psychometrics. The book describes the development of the British Army Recruitment Battery (BARB) by Prof. Irvine and his colleagues at the University of Plymouth. BARB is a computer-administered... 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...
- 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...