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Product Description: New product development (NPD) and innovation are key factors that affect a company¿s long-term survival and growth. In a highly competitive and uncertain market, firms must learn how to compete globally by strengthening their NPD and innovation capabilities...read more

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9783639183016 | Vdm Verlag Dr Mueller E K, August 15, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: New product development (NPD) and innovation are key factors that affect a company¿s long-term survival and growth.

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Product Description: Identifies the sources and routes used by arm traffickers to buy, sell, transfer,and ship weapons and the implication of small arms trafficking patterns for U.S. policy.

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9780833031440 | Rand Corp, November 1, 2003, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Identifies the sources and routes used by arm traffickers to buy, sell, transfer,and ship weapons and the implication of small arms trafficking patterns for U.

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Product Description: To explore new questions about the demand for and capabilities of close support, the authors applied varying types and levels of support to a series of combat scenarios. The results suggest that close support does not always help--but can be crucial...read more

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9780833031853 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2002, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: To explore new questions about the demand for and capabilities of close support, the authors applied varying types and levels of support to a series of combat scenarios.

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Product Description: The military childcare system, the largest system of employer sponsored child care in the country, has received high marks for providing quality, accessible care for children of military employees. In an effort to control expenses, the Department of Defense (DOD) has considered a number of different approaches to delivering this care...read more

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9780833031235 | Rand Corp, April 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The military childcare system, the largest system of employer sponsored child care in the country, has received high marks for providing quality, accessible care for children of military employees.

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Product Description: Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them for handling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment...read more

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9780833025265 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them for handling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment.

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Product Description: Military compensation is complex, consisting of over 70 different pays and entitlements, some of which are cash payments and some of which are in-kind transfers. This study provides a baseline description of the structure of enlisted-personnel compensation.

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9780833024794 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Military compensation is complex, consisting of over 70 different pays and entitlements, some of which are cash payments and some of which are in-kind transfers.

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Product Description: This report demonstrates how commercial facilities similar to DoD installations implement integrated approaches to environmental management successfully. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833029959 | Rand Corp, May 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This report demonstrates how commercial facilities similar to DoD installations implement integrated approaches to environmental management successfully.

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Product Description: In 1998, the Defense Science Board Task Force on Human Resources Strategywas established for the purpose of evaluating the Department of Defense's(DoD's) capacity to attract and retain both civilian and military personnel.As part of this evaluation, RAND was asked to study the growth of politicalappointment positions within the DoD as well as to examine the appointmentand confirmation process that potential political appointees face...read more
By Cheryl Y. Marcum (editor) and National Defense Research Institute (other contributor)

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9780833029867 | Rand Corp, May 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In 1998, the Defense Science Board Task Force on Human Resources Strategywas established for the purpose of evaluating the Department of Defense's(DoD's) capacity to attract and retain both civilian and military personnel.

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Product Description: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) provides a variety of finance and accounting services to military customers. Because DFAS received customer complaints, its leadership asked RAND to take a comprehensive look at all DFAS-customer interactions to identify problems and determine how those interactions might be improved...read more
By Edward G. Keating (editor) and National Defense Research Institute (other contributor)

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9780833029683 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) provides a variety of finance and accounting services to military customers.

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Product Description: This report focuses on an examination of the effects of the JROTC Career Academy program on student outcomes, including grades, attendance, and graduation. The authors found that grade-point averages for the JROTC Career Academy students were significantly higher than would have been expected if they had been in the standard academic program in six of ten cases...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833028891 | Bklt edition (Rand Corp, January 1, 2001), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: This report focuses on an examination of the effects of the JROTC Career Academy program on student outcomes, including grades, attendance, and graduation.

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Product Description: Swarming is a seemingly amorphous, but deliberately structured, coordinated, strategic way to perform military strikes from all directions. It employs a sustainable pulsing of force and/or fire that is directed from both close-in and stand-off positions...read more

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9780833028853 | Rand Corp, September 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Swarming is a seemingly amorphous, but deliberately structured, coordinated, strategic way to perform military strikes from all directions.

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Product Description: This study was motivated by the results of high-resolution simulations of long-range precision fires that were employed against an invader marching through mixed terrain. It describes a fast-running, stochastic, multiresolution desktop model and its calibration to data from high-resolution simulation...read more

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9780833028198 | Rand Corp, July 1, 2000, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This study was motivated by the results of high-resolution simulations of long-range precision fires that were employed against an invader marching through mixed terrain.

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Product Description: The qualities of commanders and their ideas are more important to a general theory of command and control than are the technical and architectural qualities of their computers and communications systems. This theory separates the art of command and control (C2) from the hardware and software systems that support C2...read more

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9780833024503 | Rand Corp, November 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The qualities of commanders and their ideas are more important to a general theory of command and control than are the technical and architectural qualities of their computers and communications systems.

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Product Description: In 1987 a new retirement system, called the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), was introduced for federal civil service personnel. Some observers have hypothesized that FERS would alter the retirement and separation outcomes produced by FERS' predecessor, the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)...read more

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9780833026897 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In 1987 a new retirement system, called the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), was introduced for federal civil service personnel.

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Product Description: The Arsenal Ship acquisition program was unique in two respects: it represented a new operational concept for Navy weapon systems, and its management structure and process represented a significant departure from traditional military ship-building programs...read more

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9780833026903 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Arsenal Ship acquisition program was unique in two respects: it represented a new operational concept for Navy weapon systems, and its management structure and process represented a significant departure from traditional military ship-building programs.

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Product Description: This report examines the implementations and outcomes of the Military Child Care Act of 1989 through review and abstraction of 336 military headquarters documents, a worldwide mail survey of 245 child development program managers, and face-to-face interviews with 175 individuals at the Department of Defense...read more

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9780833025197 | Rand Corp, October 1, 1998, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This report examines the implementations and outcomes of the Military Child Care Act of 1989 through review and abstraction of 336 military headquarters documents, a worldwide mail survey of 245 child development program managers, and face-to-face interviews with 175 individuals at the Department of Defense.

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Product Description: Manpower constitutes a vital element of the nation's defense capability, one that must be sustained if tomorrow's force is to be ready for the wide set of contingencies currently envisioned in the post-Cold War world. The authors focus on a key aspect of this concern: the effect of recent personnel tempo, or perstempo, on reenlistment...read more

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9780833026590 | Rand Corp, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Manpower constitutes a vital element of the nation's defense capability, one that must be sustained if tomorrow's force is to be ready for the wide set of contingencies currently envisioned in the post-Cold War world.

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Product Description: This is the first report of a two-part project that estimates the determinants of individual enlistment decisions using the 1992 and 1994 wave of the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS).

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9780833025814 | Rand Corp, September 1, 1998, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: This is the first report of a two-part project that estimates the determinants of individual enlistment decisions using the 1992 and 1994 wave of the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS).

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Product Description: Examines the factors influencing the cost-effectiveness of civilianization--in particular, the way in which workforce substitution occurs, and the effects of substitution on the overall workforce.

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9780833026545 | Rand Corp, August 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Examines the factors influencing the cost-effectiveness of civilianization--in particular, the way in which workforce substitution occurs, and the effects of substitution on the overall workforce.

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Product Description: Describe the development of DynaRank, an Microsoft Excel based program that allows detailed highlevel evaluation of policy options.

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9780833026521 | Rand Corp, August 1, 1998, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Describe the development of DynaRank, an Microsoft Excel based program that allows detailed highlevel evaluation of policy options.

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Product Description: Over the past several years, the military Services have reduced their forces substantially. Military skill groups have been consolidated before and during that reduction. Such consolidations can benefit organizations. As a result of visits to military units and anecdotal reports from the field, some members of Congress became concerned that the skill consolidations were eroding readiness and expressed a particular concern about maintenance skills in two Services...read more

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9780833026460 | Rand Corp, July 1, 1998, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Over the past several years, the military Services have reduced their forces substantially.

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