Accession Number : ADA156360


Title :   Professional Development of Officers Study. Volume 5 - Policy Impact Analysis


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 31 May 1984-31 Jan 1985


Corporate Author : ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Bagnal, C W


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a156360.pdf


Report Date : 21 Feb 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 373


Abstract : This volume 5: Policy Impact Analysis. The purpose of the study was to re-examine all aspects of the officer professional development system as it has evolved since the 1978 Review of Education and Training for Officers (RETO) Study. This report provides an analysis of every area of officer professional development (Active and Reserve), with particular concentration on education and training out to the year 2025. The recommendations made are designed to transition the Army to a training and education strategy which will more effectively meet tomorrow's challenges. Impact analysis covers Futures Team Task; Futures Variables and Interactions; Computer Simulations; Policy Insights; Policy Recommendations; Methodology Insights; and Methodology Recommendations. Appendixes gives information on: Final List of Events and Trends; Initial List of Events and Trends; DELPHI Questionnaire; Significant Events and Trends in PDOS INTERAX model; Analysis of Events and Trends Entered into the INTERAX; Description of the Final PDOS INTERAX Database; Examples of How to Conduct Alternative Futures Analysis; Graphs from the Final Set of Simulations; and Futures Team Briefing. Several tables and graphs are used to present information. Keywords: Officer Development Periods, Warrior Spirit, Mentor, Professional Values, Education and Training, Decision Making, Art and Science of War, Self-Development, Assessments, Civil Schools, Policy Impact Analysis (Futures), Command, Expert-Integrator, Common Shared Operational Language, Computer Based Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction.


Descriptors :   *ARMY TRAINING , *OFFICER PERSONNEL , *PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT , DATA BASES , COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION , SIMULATION , WARFARE , COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION , DELPHI TECHNIQUES , CIVIL AFFAIRS , TABLES(DATA) , DECISION MAKING , STRATEGY , SCHOOLS , EDUCATION


Subject Categories : Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE