An evaluation of the first course offered by the Caruth Police Institute at Dallas, supported by funds from the Communities Foundation of Texas, considered participants' opinions of the course's impact on various aspects of their jobs.
RAND helped Louisiana develop its 2012 Coastal Master Plan to guide the state's coastal investments and help its coastal citizens plan for the future. The plan strikes a balance between providing immediate relief to hard hit areas and laying groundwork for large-scale efforts.
Abengoa has HR practices and policies that promote the employability and mobility of all workers regardless of age. The organisation also has specific age management policies including partial retirement policies.
DHV, a company reliant on the knowledge and personal skills of people, has placed strong emphasis on training and development, on promoting a healthy workforce, as well as on new ways of working, all of which provide more freedom for workers to choose the means to do their work.
In the Netherlands employers were encouraged to invest more in education and training instead of preferential age-related benefits, as part of efforts to make employing older staff more attractive to companies.
According to representatives of the company interviewed for this case study, there has been a greater willingness to recruit people aged 50 or more during the economic cycle of the past two to three years, but this is cyclical.
Examines educational approaches that would customize U.S. Air Force training to individual needs, with the intent of minimizing training time and hastening trainee productivity, leading to reduced costs. Recommends vocational training experiments.
The Caruth Police Institute (CPI) provides officer training and serves as the Dallas Police Department's research and problem-solving arm. This report examines the extent to which CPI is meeting its goals, along with obstacles and responses.
Too often we talk only about the ongoing challenges facing education, health care, transportation and economic development across the Gulf South — Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.... We need to determine new ways to work together across state lines to focus on solutions that will benefit the entire region, writes Melissa Flournoy.
More opportunities for thorough training, closer monitoring of lower-rated police officers, and incorporating non-lethal devices can help further reduce the already minute probability that an NYPD officer fires their weapon.
A cost-benefit analysis conducted for the US Air Force helped to determine the most cost-effective combination of initial skills training (IST) and on-the-job training (OJT), taking into consideration how productivity changes when IST course length changes.
What are the forces that will continue to shape the U.S. workforce and workplace over the next 10 to 15 years? RAND analyzes trends in and the implications of shifting demographic patterns, the pace of technological change, and the path of economic globalization.
Among the recommendations is that the Chancellor's office focus on becoming the DoD educational information center in the near term while seeking, over the medium term, to develop a role in the program approval process.