The Resource Assessing the value of U.S. Army international activities, Jefferson P. Marquis [and others]

Assessing the value of U.S. Army international activities, Jefferson P. Marquis [and others]

Label
Assessing the value of U.S. Army international activities
Title
Assessing the value of U.S. Army international activities
Statement of responsibility
Jefferson P. Marquis [and others]
Title variation
Assessing the value of United States Army international activities
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A number of important steps have been taken in recent years to improve the planning and management of Army International Activities (AIA). Still, a need remains, and is widely recognized, for a high-level assessment mechanism to allocate AIA resources more efficiently, execute AIA programs more effectively, and highlight the contributions of AIA to the National Military Strategy, the DoD Security Cooperation Guidance, and The Army Plan. This report presents a framework for assessing the value of the Army's non-combat interactions with other militaries. It provides an overview of AIA programs and establishes their connection to the U.S. government's current strategy for security cooperation. It also provides a matrix of eight AIA "ends," derived from top-level national and Army guidance, and eight AIA "ways," which summarize the various capabilities inherent in AIA programs. Next, the report presents a method for linking AIA "ends" and "ways" that involves a theoretical rationale for security cooperation, selection criteria for AIA "output" and "outcome" indicators, and related measures of performance and effectiveness. The report also describes the new online AIA Knowledge Sharing System (AIAKSS) that is being used to solicit programmatic and assessment data from AIA officials in the Army's Major Commands. In addition, the report includes the results of three test cases-involving the Army Medical Department, the National Guard Bureau, and U.S. Army South-that helped to identify potential problems in evaluating AIA and to suggest improvements in the proposed AIA assessment mechanism. Finally, the report contains an extensive list of "output" and "outcome" indicators that have been reviewed by AIA officials throughout the Army
Note
Supersedes RAND/DRR-3219-A.
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Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CStmoR
Dewey number
355/.031/0973
Funding information
Army.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
UA25
LC item number
.A7959 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • technical reports
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1973-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marquis, Jefferson
  • Darilek, Richard E
  • Castillo, Jasen
  • Thurston, Cathryn
  • Wong, Anny
  • Huger, Cynthia
  • Mejia, Andrea
  • Moroney, Jennifer D. P.
  • Nichiporuk, Brian
  • Steele, Brett
  • Arroyo Center
  • Rand Corporation
Series statement
Rand Corporation monograph series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Military policy
  • Military assistance, American
  • Security, International
  • Military art and science
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Assessing the value of U.S. Army international activities, Jefferson P. Marquis [and others]
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg329a
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "RAND Arroyo Center."
  • "This report was ... conducted in RAND Arroyo Center's Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-142)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Measuring the performance of government programs -- AIA ends and ways -- Linking ways to ends -- Army international activities knowledge sharing system -- AIA test cases -- Concluding observations -- Appendix: AIA performance indicators
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 142 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833042408
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttq1w9
System control number
  • (OCoLC)367882556
  • (OCoLC)ocn367882556
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Assessing the value of U.S. Army international activities, Jefferson P. Marquis [and others]
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg329a
Publication
Note
  • "RAND Arroyo Center."
  • "This report was ... conducted in RAND Arroyo Center's Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-142)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Measuring the performance of government programs -- AIA ends and ways -- Linking ways to ends -- Army international activities knowledge sharing system -- AIA test cases -- Concluding observations -- Appendix: AIA performance indicators
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 142 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833042408
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttq1w9
System control number
  • (OCoLC)367882556
  • (OCoLC)ocn367882556
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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