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Accession Number ADA589884
Title Development Activities Locator and Assessment Method (DALAM).
Publication Date Nov 2013
Media Count 46p
Personal Author A. Shilling
Abstract Recent literature highlights many problems with Department of Defense-funded development projects in actual or potential conflict zones. This may be a problem merely of assessment--we do not know how to document properly the progress we are making--or the problem may be more fundamental, in that the design of our projects is flawed. This study, Development Activities Locator and Assessment Method (DALAM), seeks to examine and address this problem, by integrating assessment into all facets of project planning (before, during and after execution) to maximize the likelihood that projects achieve their desired effects for the local national populace and for U.S. military organizations.
Keywords Civil affairs
Dalam(Development activities locator and assessment method)
Military organizations
Operational effectiveness

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92 - Behavior & Society
74G - Military Operations, Strategy, & Tactics
Corporate Author Army Chief of Staff, Fort Belvoir, VA. Center for Army Analysis.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept. Jan-Jun 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1409
Contract Number N/A

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