States and the Federal government are investing in expensive performance measurement programs for their substance abuse treatment systems, but it is unclear whether the outcomes data collected in these programs can be validly used to understand program performance.
RAND Project Air Force developed a portfolio of metrics to help the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Combat and Mission Support effectively manage and oversee Air Force service acquisition activities.
To determine how the Army's reparable spare parts management process could be made more effective, Arroyo researchers conducted a case study centered on improving the availability of the engine of an armored recovery vehicle.
A process analysis to support implementation of a new budgetary process, which shows that three different processes interact and compete for the attention of policymakers: the budgetary, data collection, and policy making processes.
A description of management control systems, considering the management functions of control and decisionmaking. These are related to the objective and functions of a management control system. The problem areas of performance measurement, the langua...
To provide a clearer picture of how the quality of military personnel is revealed over time, RAND Corporation researchers implemented a new, broader measure of quality that incorporates information from the military promotion system.
Extends the military services' customary definition of quality -- high school diploma graduate and scoring in the upper half on the Armed Forces Qualification Test -- to include performance as indicated by speed of promotion during the first term.