Accession Number : ADA193803

Title :   Identifying Issues for Army Policy Analysis. Volume 3. A Description of the Arroye Center Program Development Process.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : FUTURES GROUP GLASTONBURY CT

Personal Author(s) : Becker, Harold S ; Goodrich, W D

PDF Url : ADA193803

Report Date : Dec 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : Challenges facing the Army arise from many conditions and forces for change in the United States and abroad. Certain issues that should be addressed are clear since they stem from current conditions or from conditions obvious in the near term. But, many conditions likely to face the Army can impact on areas that involve long lead times. Thus, factors that can and should shape current policies and actions require insight about conditions many years in the future. The army Study Program Management Office (SPMO) established a program to spotlight issues in the post-POM period: from 1990 to at least 2000. The process described in this volume was directed at helping SPMO spotlight and rate issues important to Army Policy. These issues, with their ratings and background information, were intended for used by the Arroyo Center Policy Committee (and the Center) to help formulate the policy analysis program of the Arroyo Center for fiscal year 1984. The fundamental purpose of the process was to provide Army top management a new communication mode with which to nominate and rate issues on the basis of a longer time horizon that the pressure of short-term problems often allows.

Descriptors :   *ARMY PLANNING, ARMY, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, IMPACT, LEAD TIME, POLICIES, SHAPE, SHORT RANGE(TIME), UNITED STATES, ARMY BUDGETS, ARMY RESEARCH, PREDICTIONS

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE