Accession Number : ADA264950


Title :   USMC Voluntary Separation Incentive and Special Separation Benefit: Who's Leaving? A Focus on Quality


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Hemleben, John F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a264950.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 189


Abstract : An attempt was made to determine what categories of Marines took the fiscal year 1992 (FY92) Voluntary Separation Incentive/Special Separation Benefit (VSI/SSB) programs. This thesis has the specific focus of determining whether quality Marines have been unintentionally targeted by the VSI/SSB policy. Data taken from the Headquarters Master File (HMF) and from the Performance Evaluation System, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps (HQMC) were used for multivariate econometric modeling and bivariate data profiling. Variables created from the data represented proxies for behavioral variables found in prior studies of job turnover and military careerist retention. Empirical evidence is presented reflecting consistencies between the two quantitative analyses. This evidence offers insight into new approaches for future research or for policy redesign.


Descriptors :   *MARINE CORPS , *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT , *CAREERS , *ECONOMETRICS , *MOTIVATION , *MILITARY SEPARATION , JOBS , QUALITY CONTROL , BENEFITS , INCENTIVE CONTRACTS , PERSONNEL RETENTION , BIVARIATE ANALYSIS , QUALITY ASSURANCE , BEHAVIOR , VARIABLES , THESES , POLICIES


Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE