Michael S Tseng Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 083303846X, 9780833038463
Authors: Daniel Gonzales, Michael Johnson, Jimmie Mcever, Dennis Leedom, Gina Kingston, Michael S. Tseng
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Keywords: brigade, combat, team, stryker, study, centric, operations, case, network
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The authors of this report seek to understand how network-centric operations (NCO) capabilities are a source of combat power for the Army’s Stryker brigade and to determine the extent to which the tenets of NCO are realized by the unit. Using a broad range of measures of effectiveness, the authors compared the performance of a Stryker brigade with that of a nondigitized light infantry brigad......
ISBN: 0833039482, 9780833039484
Authors: Peter Schirmer, Harry J. Thie, Margaret C. Harrell, Michael S. Tseng
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Keywords: military, officer, management, contemporary, flexible, time, dopma, challenging
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Many of the laws and policies that govern officer career management (often collectively referred to as “DOPMA,” after the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act of 1980) have been in place for decades. DOPMA has served the needs of the services reasonably well, but the current system may not meet the requirements of the future operating environment. One criticism of DOPMA is that it ......
ISBN: 0833049097, 9780833049094
Authors: Eric Landree, Richard Silberglitt, Brian G. Chow, Lance Sherry, Michael S. Tseng
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Keywords: information, dissemination, programs, intelligence, management, balance, portfolio, analysis, delicate
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This description of the application of the RAND Corporation's PortMan portfolio analysis and management method for the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Sharing Services (ISS) division demonstrates how PortMan (1) enables the data-driven analysis of project portfolios and (2) provides a means for monitoring the progress of potentially high-value projects and associated risk-mitigation str......
ISBN: 0833040340, 9780833040343
Authors: Beth E. Lachman, Peter Schirmer, David R. Frelinger, Victoria A. Greenfield, Michael S. Tseng, Tiffany Nichols
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Keywords: sharing, geospatial, data, assets, barriers, benefits, mapping, enables, missions, installation
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This report assesses the effects of using and sharing installations and environment geospatial data assets within and across the business, warfighting, and intelligence mission areas of the Department of Defense (DoD) Global Information Grid. The authors found that the assets have diverse beneficial effects and support a wide range of missions, including installation and environmental management, ......
ISBN: 0833039199, 9780833039194
Authors: Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Al Crego, Harry J. Thie, Margaret C. Harrell, Kimberly Curry Hall, Michael S. Tseng
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Keywords: joint, management, census, survey, officer, evidence, rdquo, new, ldquo
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Several recent studies, including a study authorized under the 2002 National Defense Authorization Act, have indicated the need for the Department of Defense (DoD) to update the practice, policy, and law applied to Joint Officer Management (JOM) and Joint Professional Military Education. In 2003, DoD asked the RAND Corporation to undertake an analysis that would provide guidance on officer trainin......
ISBN: 0833036815, 9780833036810
Authors: Richard Silberglitt, Lance Sherry, Carolyn Wong, Michael S. Tseng, Emile Ettedgui, Aaron Watts, Geoffrey Stothard
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Keywords: research, development, naval, management, analysis, portfolio
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The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has the responsibility for defining and sponsoring research and development (R&D) necessary to support both the current and future requirements of the Navy and Marine Corps. To accomplish this mission, ONR must fund a broad spectrum of research, ranging from basic research needed to open up new options for the long-term to near-term advanced technology developmen......
ISBN: 0833035479, 9780833035479
Authors: John C. Baker, Beth E. Lachman, David R. Frelinger, Kevin M. O'connell, Alexander C. Hou, Michael S. Tseng, David T. Orletsky, Charles W. Yost
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Keywords: publicly, available, geospatial, information, implications, security, risks, assessing, homeland, mapping
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Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, many agencies within the federal government began restricting some of their publicly available geospatial data and information from such sources as the World Wide Web. As time passes, however, decisionmakers have begun to ask whether and how such information specifically helps potential attackers, including terrorists, to select U.S. homeland sites and ......
Authors: Michael Seid, Dana Schultz, Jane Mcclure Burstain, Michael A. Stoto
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Keywords: final, report, activities, health, ahrq, children, evaluation
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Since its inception, the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has funded research and other activities concerning a variety of children’s health issues. As part of its strategic planning process AHRQ is evaluating its priority populations, including children. RAND was asked to assess the AHRQ’s contribution to new knowledge in child health, improved clinical practice ......
Authors: Jennifer L. Steele, Georges Vernez, Michael A. Gottfried, Michael Schwam Baird
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Keywords: schools, traditional, post, katrina, orleans, new, charter, perceptions, system, school, principal, teacher, parent, transformation
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Hurricane Katrina set the stage for a transformation of public education in New Orleans, replacing the city's existing school system with a decentralized choice-based system of both charter and district-run schools. Using principal, teacher, and parent surveys administered three years after Katrina, this study examined schools' governance and operations, educational contexts, educator quality and ......
ISBN: 0833038494, 9780833038494
Authors: James Hosek, Michael G. Mattock, Michael Schoenbaum, Elizabeth Eiseman
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Keywords: active, duty, personnel, benefit, care, value, health, placing
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The availability of health care for active-duty military personnel and their families is a fundamental component of the services’ commitment to support their personnel. It represents a substantial benefit to military members and families, but, despite this clear value, military health care benefits are not routinely counted as an element of military compensation. The end result is that milit......
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