Ninety-two percent of U.S. employers with 200 or more employees reported offering workplace wellness programs in 2009. However, participation remains limited; a 2010 survey suggests that typically less than 20 percent of eligible employees participate in wellness interventions.
Police workforce readiness requires careful and consistent personnel development to ensure that needed skills and knowledge are recognized, appropriately utilized, and fostered. A RAND methodology developed for the U.S. Air Force may be applicable to law enforcement agencies, too.
To assist the Army's move of its Human Resources Command from the Washington, D.C. area to Fort Knox, Kentucky, RAND Arroyo Center produced personnel competency models and a framework for training to support the future delivery of personnel services.
Overview of the education and labor market initiatives under way in four Arab nations -- Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates -- to address the challenges of developing their human capital for the 21st century global economy.
Describes the education and labor market initiatives under way in four Arab nations -- Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates -- to address the challenges of developing the human capital of their populations for the 21st century global economy.
Susan Burkhauser is an assistant policy analyst at RAND and Ph.D. student at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. At RAND, Burkhauser's work has focused on primary and secondary education policy, in conjunction with RAND Education, and on officer selection and training, in conjunction with RAND…
Lawrence M. Hanser is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He previously served as associate director of the Manpower, Personnel, and Training Program within RAND Project AIR FORCE. As an industrial/organizational psychologist,…