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Product Description: The goals of the joint medical education and training campus (METC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, are to become a high-performing organization and seek accreditation. Models and approaches adopted by institutions with similar missions such as community colleges, corporate universities, METC¹s UK counterpart, and other federal agencies illustrate the need for an office of institutional research to assist METC in attaining its organizational goals...read more

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9780833050649 | 1 edition (Rand Corp, August 16, 2011), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The goals of the joint medical education and training campus (METC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, are to become a high-performing organization and seek accreditation.

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Product Description: The current wartime environment, rising health care costs, and an increased focus on joint operations have led to recommendations for Military Health System transformation. Lessons learned in the civilian and government sectors hold importance for transforming the way in which MHS identifies and develops health care officers with high leadership potential for senior executive positions...read more

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9780833050076 | Rand Corp, March 16, 2011, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The current wartime environment, rising health care costs, and an increased focus on joint operations have led to recommendations for Military Health System transformation.

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Product Description: This research, part of a larger project examining the preparation and support of leaders in the medical field, evaluates the need for and feasibility of qualifying health care officers as "joint" officers. An extensive policy review and assessment of data from the 2005 Joint Officer Management survey suggest that such officers are indeed serving in billets that need and provide joint duty experience for which they should receive credit...read more

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9780833046253, titled "Qualifying Military Health Care Officers As “Joint”: Weighing the Pros and Cons" | 1 edition (Rand Corp, April 7, 2009), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This research, part of a larger project examining the preparation and support of leaders in the medical field, evaluates the need for and feasibility of qualifying health care officers as "joint" officers.

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Product Description: To reduce costs and increase interoperability of the military services, a joint medical education and training campus is being established at Fort Sam Houston, Texas with a view to consolidating training across the services. A methodology is outlined for defining and implementing a common standard of practice for a given specialty and its use illustrated through an application to the medical surgical technologist specialty...read more

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9780833046246 | Rand Corp, March 30, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: To reduce costs and increase interoperability of the military services, a joint medical education and training campus is being established at Fort Sam Houston, Texas with a view to consolidating training across the services.

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Product Description: Pilot survey results on military retirees offer the Department of Defense (DoD) useful information on retirees' health care status, enrollment in civilian health care plans, and reliance on Tricare, the DoD sponsored health insurance...read more

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9780833041272 | Rand Corp, July 15, 2007, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Pilot survey results on military retirees offer the Department of Defense (DoD) useful information on retirees' health care status, enrollment in civilian health care plans, and reliance on Tricare, the DoD sponsored health insurance.

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Looks at the progress of the colleges and universities involved in the Teachers for a New Era (TNE) initiative.

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9780833039828 | Rand Corp, December 3, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Looks at the progress of the colleges and universities involved in the Teachers for a New Era (TNE) initiative.

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Product Description: The Department of Defense has an identified need to update the practice, policy, and law applied to Joint Officer Management and Joint Professional Military Education. As a lead-in to this study, the 2005 Joint Officer Management Census survey polled officers serving in billets...read more
By Al Crego (editor), Kimberly Curry (editor), Margaret C. Harrell (editor), Sheila Nataraj Kirby (editor) and Harry J. Thie (editor)

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9780833039194 | Rand Corp, June 30, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Department of Defense has an identified need to update the practice, policy, and law applied to Joint Officer Management and Joint Professional Military Education.

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Product Description: Book by McCombs, Jennifer

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9780833037107 | Pap/cdr edition (Rand Corp, July 15, 2005), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Book by McCombs, Jennifer

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Product Description: Teachers for a New Era encourages improvements in teacher education through grants and technical assistance, expecting grantee institutions to implement the program's design principles. The authors helped evaluate the initial progress of the first four TNE grantees and derive some early lessons learned from the effort...read more

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9780833036476 | Rand Corp, August 30, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Teachers for a New Era encourages improvements in teacher education through grants and technical assistance, expecting grantee institutions to implement the program's design principles.

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Product Description: Describes accountability models in the manufacturing, job training, legal, and health care sectors; summarizes their effectiveness; and draws specific lessons for educators.
By Sheila Nataraj Kirby (editor) and Brian M. Stecher (editor)

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9780833035004 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Describes accountability models in the manufacturing, job training, legal, and health care sectors; summarizes their effectiveness; and draws specific lessons for educators.

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Product Description: After a decade of studies, this report draws together Rand's research on New American Schools, highlighting the organization's significant contribution to comprehensive school reform and noting the challenges that came with implementing wholeschool designs.

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9780833031334 | Rand Corp, May 1, 2002, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: After a decade of studies, this report draws together Rand's research on New American Schools, highlighting the organization's significant contribution to comprehensive school reform and noting the challenges that came with implementing wholeschool designs.

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Product Description: This study sets forth the Rand statistical analyses determining both the areas of significant progress in the New American Schools scaleup of implementation of its whole school reform designs, and various other areas in need of additional attention. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833030603 | Rand Corp, October 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This study sets forth the Rand statistical analyses determining both the areas of significant progress in the New American Schools scaleup of implementation of its whole school reform designs, and various other areas in need of additional attention.

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Product Description: Teacher supply and demand issues are of critical importance as our society enters the 21st century. Over the next decade, about two million new teachers will be needed largely because of a dramatic increase in enrollments and high attrition rates as an aging teacher workforce becomes eligible for retirement...read more

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9780833027603 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Teacher supply and demand issues are of critical importance as our society enters the 21st century.

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Product Description: This study is a short-term effort examining alternative ways that government can carry out its activities. The study was commissioned by the Defense Reform Initiative Office and should prove useful to government agencies and decisionmakers who are considering options for organizing themselves or their functions in different ways...read more

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9780833027719 | Rand Corp, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This study is a short-term effort examining alternative ways that government can carry out its activities.

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Product Description: Recent greater reliance on reserve forces has made it important to understand how reserve mobilizations affect the attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors of reservists, their families, and their civilian employers. The report examines these issues in two ways.

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9780833025135 | Rand Corp, January 1, 1997, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Recent greater reliance on reserve forces has made it important to understand how reserve mobilizations affect the attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors of reservists, their families, and their civilian employers.

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Product Description: This report presents a chronological account of how external influences have shaped enlisted force management and the evolution of enlisted management practices, and it describes some recurring themes that run through the history of the enlisted force.

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9780833024435 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1996, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This report presents a chronological account of how external influences have shaped enlisted force management and the evolution of enlisted management practices, and it describes some recurring themes that run through the history of the enlisted force.

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Product Description: This volume summarizes RAND/MR-681/2-OSD, which focuses on the time period since Operation Desert Storm/Shield, when reserve forces have been drawing down. Nevertheless, fiscal constraints are placing a high priority on using reserve forces wherever they can meet deployment dates and readiness criteria...read more

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9780833023650 | Rand Corp, November 1, 1996, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: This volume summarizes RAND/MR-681/2-OSD, which focuses on the time period since Operation Desert Storm/Shield, when reserve forces have been drawing down.

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Product Description: This report examines the supply of and demand for pilots and addresses the questions of whether future shortages will become widespread, not confined to just one military service; whether shortages would affect both active and reserve components; and what might be done to alleviate a shortage problem...read more

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9780833023223 | Rand Corp, January 1, 1995, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: This report examines the supply of and demand for pilots and addresses the questions of whether future shortages will become widespread, not confined to just one military service; whether shortages would affect both active and reserve components; and what might be done to alleviate a shortage problem.

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