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Block V Manpower

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A unique avenue to query UMD data across all Air Force MAJCOMs and build command-specific projects based on user assignment Manpower Programming and Execution System (MPES)
Read-only manpower reference data stored under the Tools tab in MPES Reference Tables
Tab in MPES that allows a user to perform a quick query Live UMD tab
A methodology a customer uses to request a change to the UMD Authorization Change Requests (ACRs)
When to use an ACR: Increase/Decrease/Realignments/Manpower Authorizations; Changes in AFSCs; Deviations from norms; Organization or mission changes; and Adjustments in grades of skill levels
When not to use an ACR: Shortage of assigned people; Inadequate org structure; self-imposed workloads; and Poor supervision, personality conflitcs, or lack of worker’s skills
T/F - You should pay attention to the MANTAB to ensure requested ACR does not exceed grade on MANTAB True
T/F – ACRs will be approved even if the org is in hold status False – The ACR will most likely be denied processing, due to a pending A-76 change
Five Phase of a Consultation Study are: Feasibility Analysis, Planning, Data and Fact Gathering, Analysis, and Implementation
T/F – An important aspect of a Feasibility Analysis is to define the problem True
Typical goals of a consultation study are: decrease cycle times, improve work flow, improve use of critical personnel skills, and improve work quality or decrease resource expenditures
This phase of a consultation study is a consultant formalizes plans for completing the study. Phase 2: Planning
This phase of a consultation study forms the basis for later analysis and recommendations for improvement Phase 3: Data and Fact Gathering
T/F – During data and fact gathering phase, you should gather accurate, unbiased, and comprehensive data True
Promoting Acceptance of Improvements is a part of what phase? Phase 3: Data and Fact Gathering
This phase of a consultation study is performed scientifically and without bias from preconceived ideas or opinions Phase 4: Analysis Phase
During this phase of a consultation study, people affected by the plan are briefed on the plan, a trial period to test new procedures, allow changes to be put into action Phase 5: Implementation
Two reasons not to do a study To justify manpower increases/decreases. To expect the consultant to make a line management decision for client
This is the process of finding and adapting best practices to improve org performance Benchmarking
Reasons for benchmarking Do it better, faster, cheaper
Benchmarking must be tied to what? The unit’s Mission Essential Tasks (METs)
Four Types of Benchmarking Internal, Competitive, Functional, Generic
This type of benchmarking concentrates on who or what is best for a given process, inside or out of industry Functional
This type of benchmarking looks within the organization Internal
This type of benchmarking compares two or more companies independent of industry Generic
This type of benchmarking looks within the industry to find the “Best in Class” Competitive
This normally centers on the comparison of data Comparative Analysis
Four Phases of Benchmarking Plan, Collect, Analyze, Adapt
A recurring service that could be performed by the private sector. Commercial Activities(CA)
Two separate CA categories In-House CA and Contracted CA
Government divests control over its assets and processes Privatized Functions
T/F – CA program does not apply to orgs staffed solely with NAF employees True
This serves as the scope of work, as is the basis for all costs entered in COMPARE...is the "what". Performance-based Work Statement (PWS)
Positions that directly contribute to the prosecution of war Military Essential
An activity that is so intimately related to the public interest as to mandate performance by government personnel Inherently Governmental Activities
Standard or Streamlined: activity performed by < or = 10 no more than 90 days Streamlined Competition (SLCF)
Standard or Streamlined: activity performed by > 10 for no more than 12 months Standard Competition (SCF)
Agency management plan submitted in response to a solicitation for a standard competition Agency Tender (AT)
Staffing plan of the agency tender, developed to represent the agency’s cost effective org for public-private competition & developed in a team (MO...) Most Efficient Organization (MEO)
This contains the actions and timelines required for successful transition from the current organization to the new Service Provider (SP) Phase-in Plan
A DoD database for all in-progress and completed cost comparisons Defense Commercial Activities management Information System (DCAMIS)
Form used for Support Agreements DD Form 1144
The most preferred method in support agreements Consolidation
Host and tenant have similar support activities at the same installation Functional Duplication
Concurrent use of facilities by both host and tenant Joint Use
Term to describe the tenant in a support agreement Receiver
Term to describe the host in a support agreement Supplier
How often should a support agreement be reviewed Annually for budget, and when necessary.
To be eligible for IDEA program individuals/groups must Be in submitter’s own thoughts, benefit of US Govt
To be ineligible for IDEA Personal complaint, benefits the submitter
PECI program that provides funds to finance capital investments in equipment and facilities Productivity Investment Fund (PIF)
PECI program that provides funds for capital investments in equipment Fast Payback Capital Investment Program (FASCAP)
PECI program that requires investment > $200K recoup w/in 4 yrs PIF
PECI program that requires investment < $200K recoup w/in 2 yrs FASCAP
Award that recognizes outstanding team performance and shares best practices with the Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award (CSTEA)
The intent of this is to bring about fundamental changes in how government operates Government Performance Results Act (GPRA)
T/F – The goal of the GPRA is an effective, efficient and results-based government True
Managers cannot be held accountable for results unless they are what? Empowered with the authority and discretion needed to accomplish results
Who provides the organizational mission for the total Air Force? Senior Leaders
Who provides the Air Force with operating style? Senior Leadership
Who provides the Air force with a strategic vision? Air Force Leaders
A mission essential task selected as a fundamental requisite for the performance or accomplishment of an org’s mission Mission Essential Task (MET)
Complete list of mission essential tasks for any org Mission Essential Task List (METL)
Air Force’s construct for a continual performance improvement system that focuses on mission accomplishment Performance Management
Three steps in Performance Management cycle PLAN, DO, ASSESS
Model that depicts phases and elements of performance management Performance Management Model
Quantitative measure to indicate level of mission performance Performance Measure
Minimum acceptable level of performance Standard
Contributes to the accomplishment of a mission essential task Supporting Task
Developed to stretch a unit’s performance, or to indicate a phased program completion or standard Target
Commander’s internal tool to assess mission performance and identify any areas for improvement and achieved successes Task Assurance
The intent of the MPR is to encourage mission performance improvement by providing CC’s with? Fact based decisions on unit strengths, needed improvements, and resource issues
Step that commander’s use task assurance to ensure that the unit is performing effectively and efficiently Step 3: Assess
This step, commanders make corrections or improvements as needed to ensure successful mission accomplishment Step 3: Assess
This contains AF goals, AF METs, performance measures, and meets the legislative requirements The Performance Plan
What is Manpower’s role in performance management? Help senior leaders, identify/validate METs, & develop Performance Measures
When should you write the recommendation to approve or disapprove a ACR? Once you finshed the analysis.
Consultaton Study skills must be obtained through training and... imagination and practical experience
MO submits reports to their command each ________ to arrive by the date established by their command using DCAMIS. quarterly
The goal of a support agreement is to improve effectiveness by ... eliminating duplicate support services
T/F - The supplier in a support agreement prepares the support agreement True
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