Accession Number : ADA169594
Title : Evaluating Navy Manpower, Personnel and Training Policies in Terms of Performance
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
Personal Author(s) : Horowitz, Stanley A
Report Date : Mar 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 40
Abstract : Policies regarding manpower, personnel and training (MPT) should be chosen according to the level of military performance associated with them. This is generally not done because it is not believed to be feasible. Development of performance-oriented MPT policies requires four things: a framework showing how policies conceptually relate to performance, actual measures of performance, a research methodology for relating policies to performance, and a commitment to carry out a program of research in the area. This paper develops a conceptual framework, enumerates relevant measures of performance, identifies and reviews the existing literature relating aspects of MPT policy to performance, and, having demonstrated that it is feasible, recommends that a major research program be undertaken. The main focus of the paper is on the Navy, but data and research from all the services are discussed.
Descriptors : *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT , *MILITARY TRAINING , NAVAL PERSONNEL , OPERATIONAL READINESS , PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , NAVAL OPERATIONS
Subject Categories : Humanities and History
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE