This report examines past and current management policies and practices, and their effectiveness, in an attempt to understand how best to manage the enlisted force in the future. The authors reviewed the literature on the enlisted force to learn about the effects of various policies aimed at recruiting, retaining, developing, promoting, and transitioning military personnel. The report presents an overview of the literature, with particular emphasis on its policy implications, and a detailed, annotated bibliography.
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Characteristics of the Current Enlisted Personnel Management System
Enlisted Management Policies and Practices: Evidence from the Literature