Accession Number : ADA299255

Title :   Joint Officer Management.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis 2 Aug 94-2 Jun 95,

Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s) : McHugh, Stephen J.

PDF Url : ADA299255

Report Date : 02 JUN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 124

Abstract : This study examines whether the Army can meet its joint promotion objectives, while at the same time meeting the joint specialty officer provisions of the Goldwater- Nichols Act. Although the Army has shown some improvement over the past three years, it has yet to meet all of the legislative requirements. These requirements are stringent and in many cases difficult to understand even for those experienced in joint officer management. In an effort to comply with the intricate requirements of Goldwater-Nichols, the Army established joint officer management policies and procedures. This study examines how these policies and procedures impact on the Army's ability to meet these requirements. In particular, joint promotion objectives are forcing the Army to alter its current assignment policies. Joint officer management policies will exert increasing pressure on Army assignment policies and procedures in the future. This study focuses on the joint specialty designation requirements of the legislation. There are six key elements of joint officer management legislation, each of which impacts on the joint specialty officer. For this reason, the joint specialty designation provisions serve as the framework for the Army's joint officer management program.

Descriptors :   *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, *OFFICER PERSONNEL, *PROMOTION(ADVANCEMENT), MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES, IMPACT, THESES, ALLOCATIONS, ARMY, LEGISLATION.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE