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Author Lim, Nelson, author.

Title First steps toward improving DoD STEM workforce diversity : response to the 2012 Department of Defense STEM Diversity Summit / Nelson Lim, Abigail Haddad, Dwayne M. Butler, Kate Giglio.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corporation, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 110 pages) : color illustrations.
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Series Rand Corporation research report series ; RR-329-OSD
Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR-329-OSD.
Note "National Defense Research Institute."
"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-110).
Contents Introduction -- Review of policies and strategies aiming to align DoD STEM and diversity goals with national priorities -- Demographic trends and the DoD STEM workforce -- Current DoD STEM initiatives -- Conclusions and recommendations.
Summary In FY 2011-2012, leaders from the Executive Branch and the Department of Defense (DoD) offered directives and guidance intended to increase diversity across all federal agencies. In response, the DoD Research and Engineering Enterprise and DoD's Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity held a two-day summit in November 2012 on improving diversity within the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce. This report supports the efforts of the DoD STEM Diversity Summit by providing suggestions for future research, analysis, and action. The authors describe policies that discuss the federal government's values and priorities regarding diversity in the federal workforce; offer a closer look at current STEM demographics, including those of the DoD's STEM workforce; discuss current STEM-diversity outreach programs, highlighting the types of data that should be collected in the future; and offer recommendations for DoD leaders to consider as they move forward with their efforts to diversify the STEM workforce.
Note Online resource; title from PDF caption (RAND, viewed November 12, 2013).
Subject United States. Department of Defense -- Personnel management.
United States. Department of Defense. (OCoLC)fst01852447
Diversity in the workplace -- United States.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades.
Diversity in the workplace. (OCoLC)fst00895719
Personnel management. (OCoLC)fst01058797
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Military & Naval Science.
Law, Politics & Government.
Military Administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Haddad, Abigail, author.
Butler, Dwayne M., author.
Giglio, Kate, author.
National Defense Research Institute (U.S.), issuing body.
Rand Corporation, publisher.
Added Title First steps toward improving Department of Defense Science Technology Engineering Mathematics workforce diversity
Other Form: Print version: Lim, Nelson. First steps toward improving DoD STEM workforce diversity. 2013 (DLC) 2013954301
ISBN 9780833084767 (electronic bk.)
0833084763 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000061156342
GBVCP 1008660043
AU@ 000066319916

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