publication . Doctoral thesis . 1990

An analysis of the factors affecting Marine Corps officer retention

Theilmann, Robert J.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1990
  • Publisher: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
Abstract
Approved for public release; distribution unlimited. This thesis examines factors which influence the retention of male, company-grade Marine Corps officers (grades O-1 to O-3) who are within their initial period of obligated service. Data used combined responses from the 1985 DoD Survey of Officer and Enlisted Personnel and the respondents' 1989 status from the officer master fine maintained by the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). Logit regression was used to measure the relative importance of a broad range of factors for retention. These included: biographic and demographic characteristics, tenure data, perception of external job opportunities, and sati...
Subjects
free text keywords: Males, Surveys., Officer Retention, Turnover
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