Bruce R Orvis Free eBooks (1)

Author: Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: project, overview, demonstration, incentive, share, work, pacer
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This Note provides an overview of the interventions that constitute "PACER SHARE" and the evaluation plan to assess their effects. PACER SHARE is a five-year federal civil service demonstration project that is being conducted within the Directorate of Distribution at the Sacramento Air Logistics Center, under the auspices of the Office of Personnel Management. Its purpose is to determine whether t......
ISBN: 0833031511, 9780833031518
Author: Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: peacetime, deployability
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In the spring of 1998, the Army Chief of Staff and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel requested RAND’s help in determining answers to questions regarding peacetime deployability. In the spring of 1998, the Army Chief of Staff raised several questions about personnel deployability rates with the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel. They requested RAND’s help in determining the answ......
Author: Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: enlistment, services, duty, intentions, relationship, active
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This Note presents work on the relationship between enlistment intention information and active duty enlistments. Earlier RAND research demonstrated a significant relationship between nonprior-service respondents' stated enlistment intentions in the Youth Attitude Tracking Study (YATS) and their actual subsequent enlistment actions. Since women were not included in the YATS initially, the research......
Author: Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: data, progress, report, intention, enlistment, youth, cohort, analysis
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This Note documents a briefing on research investigating the relationship between survey data and respondents' subsequent enlistment decisions, attrition rates, and AFQT scores. The work should help identify possible applications of survey information in recruiting, aggregate enlistment forecasting, and as an outcome measure in policy option tests. AFQT, enlistment, attrition, and promotion inform......
Author: Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: validity, improvement, information, intention, enlistment, actions, forecasting
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This Note documents a briefing on the initial phase of research concerning the validity of survey measures of enlistment intentions.A composite database was formed which linked survey enlistment intention responses with the respondents' actual enlistment decisions following the survey.The survey data were from the 1981 Applicant Survey and ten semiannual waves of the Youth Attitude Tracking Study ......
ISBN: 083302874X, 9780833028747
Authors: Bruce R. Orvis, Beth J. Asch
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Keywords: implications, outlook, trends, recruiting, military
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Based on indications of increased difficulty in meeting recruiting goals, in the spring of 1994 the Army Chief of Staff and the Deputy of Secretary of Defense asked RAND to examine recent trends in the recruiting market and to assess their implications for meeting accession requirements.An initial examination of the 1994 market concluded that the pool of interested high-quality young men was adequ......
ISBN: 0833016288, 9780833016287
Authors: Beth J. Asch, Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: analysis, recommendations, preliminary, implications, recruiting, trends, recent
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Because of its extensive background in recruiting research, RAND was asked by the Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense to evaluate recent recruiting trends.The request comes as a result of mixed indications of the recruiting market, which raised some concerns, particularly for the longer term. This report provides the results of a preliminary analysis of recent trends in enlistment prop......
ISBN: 0833009184, 9780833009180
Authors: Bruce R. Orvis, Martin T. Gahart
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Keywords: development, application, implications, policy, surveys, youth, based, analysis, capability, national, quality
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This report develops and applies a method of using the information contained in national youth surveys to estimate the probability that respondents would score at or above the 50th percentile (categories I-IIIA) on the Armed Forces Qualification Test. The method can be applied for a variety of purposes, e.g., to estimate and compare results for high-aptitude vs. low-aptitude respondents or to expl......
Authors: Bruce R. Orvis, Martin T. Gahart
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Keywords: enlistment, duty, military, service, active, survey, intention, market, relationship, information
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This Note investigates the relationship between survey enlistment intention data and actual enlistment rates, and develops methods of predicting respondents' Armed Forces Qualification Test scores. The research should facilitate applications of survey information in targeting recruiting and advertising efforts, anticipating aggregate enlistment rates, and measuring effectiveness in policy option t......
Authors: Jeffrey B. Garfinkle, Bruce R. Orvis
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Keywords: military, applicants, survey, procedures, sample, selection, computerized
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This Note describes the computerized sample selection procedures developed at RAND for use in the 1983 Survey of Military Applicants. The survey provides information on the implementation of the Enlistment Bonus Test, the characteristics distinguishing applicants who enlist from those who do not, and the appeal of alternative hypothetical enlistment options. The computerized sample selection proce......
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