Industrial Management Survey of AFEES Operations. Volume 1. Executive Summary.
Final rept. Apr-Oct 75,
STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF
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This report comprises two volumes. This one presents highlights of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations developed as a result of this study. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Stations AFEES operations and to develop a recommendations for improvement. An improved manpower planning system was recommended based on formulas developed for relating staff requirements to work load. Cost models were developed for measuring cost performance. The study results in these areas provide AFEES management a coherent system for improved manpower and financial planning, reporting, and control. The AFEES system was evaluated in terms of its adequacy to meet mobilization requirements and was found to be generally adequate. The role of AFEES in marketing enlistment was evaluated and guidelines were recommended for making a more positive contribution in this area. An examination of the geographic locations of the AFEES was made from the standpoint of cost-effectiveness and a methodology was developed for determining the optimal number and locations of the AFEES. The report concludes with the identification of those areas outside the scope of this survey that warrant further investigation. Author
- Administration and Management
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods