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Author Wardynski, Casey, author

Title Accessing talent : the foundation of a U.S. Army Officer Corps strategy / Casey Wardynski, David S. Lyle, Michael J. Colarusso
Published Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 41 pages)
Series Officer corps strategy monograph series ; v. 4
Officer corps strategy monograph series ; v. 4
Contents Introduction -- Disparate yet complementary commissioning sources -- Concerning trends in officer accessions --- Theoretical considerations -- Competing in the market for talent -- Communicating with prospects : understanding behavioral economics -- Fishing for talent in the right ponds -- Marketing innovations -- Spanning segmented markets -- Targeted marketing -- Building flexibility into the accessions process -- Conclusion
Summary This is the fourth of six monographs focused upon officer talent management in the U.S. Army. In it, the authors continue their examination of how the U.S. Army accesses, develops, retains, and employs officer talent. In particular, they focus upon the ways in which dynamic labor market conditions and generational preferences have shaped service propensity among potential officer prospects
Notes "February 2010."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 37-41)
Notes Online resource, PDF version; title from title page (SSI, viewed on March 5, 2010)
Subject United States. Army -- Officers -- Selection and appointment.
United States. Army -- Officers -- Vocational guidance.
United States. Army -- Personnel management.
Form Electronic book
Author Colarusso, Michael J., author
Lyle, David S. (David Stephen), 1971- author
Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute, issuing body
ISBN 1584874287
Other Titles Foundation of a U.S. Army Officer Corps strategy