PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND ARMY RECRUITING

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND ARMY RECRUITING

by James N. Dertouzos, Steven Garber
     
 

Traditional performance metrics, such as number of contracts signed per month per Army recruiter, do not adequately measure recruiter effort, skill, and productivity. The authors develop a preferred performance metric that takes into account the difficulty of recruiting different types of youth in various markets and propose short-term changes to the system that

Overview

Traditional performance metrics, such as number of contracts signed per month per Army recruiter, do not adequately measure recruiter effort, skill, and productivity. The authors develop a preferred performance metric that takes into account the difficulty of recruiting different types of youth in various markets and propose short-term changes to the system that would more accurately assess recruiter effort and skill.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833043108
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
06/25/2008
Series:
Rand Corporation Monograph Ser.
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.24(d)

Meet the Author

James Dertouzos (PhD, Economics, Stanford University) is a Senior Economist at RAND. Research interests include economics of mass media regulation, labor economics, manpower, and welfare reform.

Steven Garber (Ph.D. (Economics) University of Wisconsin, Madison) is a Senior Economist at RAND.

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