Accession Number : ADA116756

Title :   PERT - What Possible Value for Mobilization.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Hardy,Leonard D

PDF Url : ADA116756

Report Date : 16 Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : This report examines the use of Program Review Evaluation Technique (PERT) as a possible management tool that could be used by Reserve Component (RC) Commanders to assist them in accomplishing their mobilization tasks. Examines what PERT is and its evolvement as a management tool for RC commanders in transitioning units at home station from a peacetime to wartime status. Examines the advantages of using this management technique. Identifies problems and pitfalls associated with its use as a management tool. Analyzes the tasks to be accomplished at home station and presents a sample PERT network to demonstrate the process.

Descriptors :   *Mobilization, *Management planning and control, *Military reserves, *Military commanders, Combat readiness, Preparation, Military planning, Communications networks, Decision making, Computers, Army personnel, Personnel management, Military intelligence, Army training, Army operations, Logistics planning

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Humanities and History
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE