Accession Number:

ADA043360

Title:

A Compilation of Methodological Problems Confronting the Air Force in the Fields of Economics and Management. Phase I.

Descriptive Note:

Interim scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

CENTER FOR ECONOMIC ANALYSIS FAIRFAX VA

Report Date:

1977-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

50.0

Abstract:

Interviews were conducted with Air Force decision-makers and analysts of all ranks and from all levels of organization. The purpose was to ascertain the basic research needs of the Air Force in the fields of economics and management. Over one hundred separate research requirements were identified. The gaps in knowledge which were most often mentioned were in measurement output so as to determine effectiveness of programs, is measuring costs, in determining the most effective management techniques and motivations, in determining proper variables on which to make projections, and in selecting criteria by which to judge programs. A number of questions posed appear answerable by the research community. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE