James N Dertouzos Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833007246, 9780833007247
Authors: J. Michael Polich, James N. Dertouzos, S. James Press
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Keywords: experiment, bonus, enlistment
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One of the principal challenges for defense managers in recent years has been to attract military recruits within a reasonable level of recruiting expenditure. This report describes the results of a nationwide experiment designed to provide new data on a key enlistment incentive: the cash enlistment bonus, which is paid to qualified recruits entering critical occupational specialties. The report d......
ISBN: 0833045660, 9780833045669
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: evidence, advertising, military, effectiveness, cost
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The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps together spent more than $600 million on recruiting advertising in 2007, a 150 percent increase over that spent in 1999. The armed services are also spending more on Internet and cable TV advertising than in the past. Does this advertising produce enlistments? This documented briefing presents the results of an econometric analysis that used data from 20......
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: advertising, test, mix, evidence, effects, military
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Advertising is one of the central recruiting tools used by the military services in support of the all-volunteer force. This Note analyzes the effects of advertising on recruiting, providing quantitative estimates of the relative effectiveness of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and joint advertising programs. The findings indicate that, in general, the services gain enlistments from additiona......
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: costs, economic, legal, employment
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In the past, employers have had almost complete discretion in firing employees. But as a result of recent judicial decisions, employment-at-will is eroding. This paper discusses the implications of, and the changes brought about by, these decisions; judicial theories; and how the specter of litigation can affect the workplace. It also discusses and extrapolates statistical evidence on wrongful ter......
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: supply, enlistment, incentives, recruiter
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In an empirical study of Army recruiting data, RAND concluded that demand factors such as recruiter quotas and incentives to achieve and exceed them play a critical role in the determination of enlistments. Recruiters who achieve high-quality quotas are less likely to be induced by existing incentives to increase their productivity than are those who do not achieve high-quality quotas. Thus, resou......
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: volunteer, army, objectives, recruiter, supply, enlistment
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In an empirical study of Army recruiting data, RAND concluded that demand factors such as recruiter quotas and incentives to achieve and exceed them play a critical role in the determination of enlistments. Recruiters who achieve high-quality quotas are less likely to be induced by existing incentives to increase their productivity than are those who do not achieve high-quality quotas. Thus, resou......
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: committee, small, business, enterprise, minority, subcommittee, general, oversight, testimony
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Provides a structural overview of concentration and crossownership of media industries, giving attention to public policy issues.The daily newspaper industry has shown a steady trend over several years toward noncompetitive markets and chain ownership.The tendency of one newspaper to gain size advantage and capture a market explains the first aspect; tax advantages (rather than cost advantages) ma......
ISBN: 0833045660, 9780833045669
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: evidence, advertising, military, effectiveness, cost
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps together spent more than $600 million on recruiting advertising in 2007, a 150 percent increase over that spent in 1999. The armed services are also spending more on Internet and cable TV advertising than in the past. Does this advertising produce enlistments? This documented briefing presents the results of a......
ISBN: 0833016032, 9780833016034
Authors: Beth J. Asch, James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: comparison, recruiting, options, bonuses, enlistment, benefits, versus, educational
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The relative cost-effectiveness of two incentive programs for recruitment — enlistment bonuses and educational benefits — are analyzed. The analysis also considers the effects of such programs on the service history of recruits, including reserve component accessions. Educational benefits are shown to significantly expand enlistment supply and increase incentives for first term complet......
ISBN: 0833015990, 9780833015990
Authors: Anthony G. Bower, James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: procurement, economics, essays
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"The separate essays in this volume summarize earlier RAND reports and reprint articles that have appeared in the professional literature" — Pref.......
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