Strategic and Performance Planning for the Office of the Chancellor for Education and Professional Development in the Department of Defense

by Dina G. Levy, Roger W. Benjamin, Tora K. Bikson, Eric Derghazarian, James A. Dewar, Susan M. Gates, Tessa Kaganoff, Joy S. Moini, Thomas S. Szayna, Ron Zimmer


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Examines several approaches to strategic planning for the DoD Office of the Chancellor for Education and Professional Development, which was established in 1998 as the principal advocate for the academic quality and cost-effectiveness of education and professional development for DoD civilians.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One


  • Chapter Two

    A Framework for Strategic Planning Analysis

  • Chapter Three

    Trends Affecting DoD Civilian Education, Training, and Development

  • Chapter Four

    Key Challenges in DoD Civilian Education and Workforce Planning

  • Chapter Five

    Identifying and Investigating Best-Practice Organizations

  • Chapter Six

    "Golden Nuggets" for the Chancellor's Office

  • Appendix A

    Interview Protocol

  • Appendix B

    Case Studies from the Literature

  • Appendix C

    Case Studies from Site Visits

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