Welcome

Thank you for participating in the 2017 Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Annual Survey. The survey provides feedback to the MORS Board of Directors to help it respond to the needs of the MORS community. The MORS Board will use the results to add, enhance, or eliminate MORS products. The results will also used to provide input for future MORS Continuing Education Courses and Special Meetings.

The survey is 27 questions and takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Responses are anonymous unless you wish to provide your name and contact information at the end of the survey (question #27). The survey will close on 1 November 2017 (1700 Eastern).

Those who complete the survey are placed in a raffle for the chance to win a free one-year MORS membership. The MORS Membership Committee and MORS Board of Directors appreciate your taking the time to complete the 2017 MORS Annual Survey and for your continued support of MORS.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: Simon.R.Goerger.civ@mail.mil

Simon Goerger, MORS 2017-2018 Membership Committee Chair and Jed Richards 2017 MORS Annual Survey Lead

Demographics

* 1. What is your gender (please choose one)?

* 2. What is your age? (please choose one)

* 3. What is your highest level of education completed (please choose one)? 

* 4. What is your citizenship? (please choose one)?

* 5. What do you consider to be your primary discipline(s) (please choose one or more)?

* 6. What is your current work status (please choose one)?

* 7. Are you a MORS member (please choose one)?

* 8. MORS defines a Junior Analyst as an individual 40 years old or less with a maximum of ten years’ experience in the field of operations research. Based on this definition, are you a MORS Junior Analyst (please choose one)?

Benefits of Membership

* 9. Which of the following MORS offerings/benefits most influenced your decision to join (please choose up to four)?

* 10. What is the most compelling reason you keep your MORS membership (please choose one)?

* 11. If NOT a MORS member, which option(s) best describe(s) why you are not a MORS member (please choose up to three)?

* 12. What additional benefits of membership would be most appealing to you (please choose up to two items)?

* 13. Please rate each product and benefit listed below by its importance to you.

  Not Important Somewhat Important Important Very Important
Annual Symposium
Special Meetings/Workshops
Education Colloquium
Workshop Reports
MOR Journal
MOR Journal Online
PHALANX
Phalanx Online
Books
Awards and Prizes
Junior Analyst Program
Mentor Program
Web Site
Wiki Page
MORS Symposium Registration Site
Tutorials
Webinar Series
Continuing Education Units
MORS Certificate Program
MORS Merchandise
Quarterly Membership Receptions
Discounts on MORS books and publications
Job Curriculum and Vitae posting

* 14. Please rate each product and benefit for its quality.

  Poor Fair Good Excellent N/A (no basis to judge)
Annual Symposium
Special Meetings/Workshops
Education Colloquium
Workshop Reports
MOR Journal
MOR Journal Online
PHALANX
Phalanx Online
Books
Awards and Prizes
Junior Analyst Program
Mentor Program
Web Site
Wiki Page
MORS Symposium Registration Site
Tutorials
Webinar Series
Continuing Education Units
MORS Certificate Program
MORS Merchandise
Quarterly Membership Receptions
Discounts on MORS books and publications
Job Curriculum and Vitae posting

* 15. In what areas has the MORS organization improved over the last year compared to previous years?

* 16. What references do you use most to support your professional activities?

Opportunities within MORS

* 17. What analytical tool do you use most often (choose one)?

* 18. What analytical tool(s) would you like to become more familiar with (please choose one or more)?

* 19. What additional topic areas would you like to see MORS address during future special meetings?

* 20. What MORS Communities of Practice do you participate in (please choose all that apply)?

* 21. Would you like to participate in a MORS Community of Practice in a new specialty area (please choose all that apply)? (optional: Please provide contact information at the end of the survey)

* 22. Are you interested in volunteering with MORS (please close all that apply)? (optional: please provide contact information at the end of the survey)

MORS Future Direction

* 23. Where would you like to see the MORS Symposium held (choose all that apply)?

* 24. What additional benefits of membership would be most appealing to you (please choose up to two items)?

* 25. If you could pass along just one piece of feedback to the MORS board (on any MORS matter/idea/program/future vision, etc.) what would it be?

* 26. Would you be willing to work with a MORS Director to help promote MORS within your organization? If so, please provide your name and contact information below.

* 27. Please provide your name and contact information so that we may contact you for follow-up. 

Thank you for completing the 2017 MORS Annual Survey and for your continued support of MORS.

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