Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-15-2017

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate an improved method for forecasting the US Army recruiting. Design/methodology/approach: Time series methods, regression modeling, principle components and marketing research are included in this paper. Findings: This paper found the unique ability of multiple statistical methods applied to a forecasting context to consider the effects of inputs that are controlled to some degree by a decision maker. Research limitations/implications: This work will successfully inform the US Army recruiting leadership on how this improved methodology will improve their recruitment process.
Practical implications: Improved US Army analytical technique for forecasting recruiting goals.

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Publisher version of record at Emerald: https://doi.org/10.1108/JDAL-03-2017-0001

All articles published in JDAL are published Open Access under a CC BY 4.0 license.Creative Commons Attribution License

DOI

10.1108/JDAL-03-2017-0001

Source Publication

Journal of Defense Analytics and Logistics

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