A History of the U.S. Army Officer Corps, 1900-1990

A History of the U.S. Army Officer Corps, 1900-1990
Title:
A History of the U.S. Army Officer Corps, 1900-1990
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Paperback
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008-000-01122-2
ISBN:
9781584876373
Description

The present volume was written as a supplement to a series of monographs authored by Casey Wardynski, David Lyle, and Mike Colarusso of the Army’s Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis, and published by the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College from 2009 to 2010. In those monographs, Wardynski, Lyle, and Colarusso adumbrated an officer corps strategy based on the theory of talent management. This volume aims to provide a historical context for their discussion of an officer strategy (and for what has passed for such a strategy in the past). Like the earlier monographs, this volume is organized around the functionally interdependent concepts of accessing, developing, retaining, and employing talent.

Each chapter will take the reader up to the point where the earlier monographs began their story, which generally falls in the timeframe of the late-1980s and early-1990s.  The purpose of the present volume is to supplement these OEMA (Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis) monographs by providing a historical context for their discussion of an officer strategy. First an overview is provided, outlining some key developments and assumptions that have guided and shaped the Officer Corps and the way it has been managed over the last century.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

ARTHUR T. COUMBE is a historian with the Army’s Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis and an adjunct faculty member at American Military University. A retired Army officer, he has authored a number of articles and books on Army ROTC history and the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. Dr. Coumbe received a B.S from the U.S. Military Academy and a Ph.D. from Duke University.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Foreword ...............................................................................................vii
About the Author ....................................................................................ix
Summary .................................................................................................xi
1. Overview ..............................................................................................1
2. Officer Talent .....................................................................................35
3. Retaining Officer Talent .....................................................................55
4. Accessing Officer Talent .....................................................................87
5. Developing Officer Talent ................................................................121
6. Employing Officer Talent .................................................................159
7. Evaluating Officer Talent .................................................................181

Audience

This book may interest enlisting members of the US Army, Army officers, veterans, and military historians. Additionally, 2- and 4-year universities with ROTC programs, military academies, and post-secondary institutions with military science programs, may want a copy for their libraries.  In addition, military members interested in professional development for higher positions within the U.S. military may want a copy of this work.

Product Details

Availability Details:
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USA Price:
$25.00
International Price:
$35.00
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College
Author:
  • Coumbe, Arthur T.
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Back cover has a barcode and 3 QR codes.
Key Phrases:
  • Army Officer Corps
  • Military History
  • History of the U.S. Army Officer Corps
  • United States Army Officer Corps
  • Army History
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Record Creation Date:
05/05/2015
Last Status Update:
04/18/2019
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