Accession Number : ADA298614

Title :   Human Resource Planning.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 93-Jan 94,

Corporate Author : EDGEWOOD RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Scales, Phyllis A. ; Boston, Donna S. ; Herron, Gordon O. ; Catalano, Elizabeth S. ; Hassell, Cecil D.

PDF Url : ADA298614

Report Date : JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : The Director of Engineering tasked the Functional Area Management Office (FAMO), to establish a Human Resource Database. This resulted after FAMO's initial study, Personnel Planning, Identification and Projection (PPIP), to assess resources required to fulfill and maintain ERDEC's workforce. The PPIP outlines current and next generation manpower needs within the framework of the Department of Defense (DoD) Fy94-FY99 Program Objective Memorandum (POM) period. It is based on the 17 June 1994 mini-POM, and customer programs excluding research, development, technology, and engineering (RDT&E). The PPIP study served as an eye opener. The urgency of establishing a human resource database for planning became apparent as DoD downsized, increased budget cuts, and instituted hiring freezes. "Learning to do more with less" has forced our organization into a position to improve resource management. More critically, the unpredictable changes in restrictions placed on limited resources that we face leave us no other alternative than to optimize how we use our resources. The database established for the PPIP study proved to be a useful planning tool that aided in allocating and organizing resources. Moreover, human resource allocation became an integral part in our organization's strategic planning.

Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, *HUMAN RESOURCES, DATA BASES, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, MANAGEMENT, HUMANS, PLANNING, ALLOCATIONS, RESOURCES, PERSONNEL, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, EYE, LEARNING.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE