Manpower for the Royal Thai Naval Fleet: A Development of Petty Officer Recruitment and Retention.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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Parallel with the development of National Defense and Security, the Royal Thai Navy has planned to build many ships equipped with modern weapon systems. To provide the petty officers for operating and maintaining these new ships, the Royal Thai Navy faces several problems which have not yet been solved. This thesis studies manpower requirements for the Operating Fleet. The first part of thesis determines the factor which cause the problems. The second part examines the factor and trends affecting petty officer recruiting and retention. The third part examines policy options to raise the quantity, quality, and skills of petty officers. Keywords Manpower Requirements, Manpower Shortfalls, Human Resources, Recruitment, Retention, Attrition Rates, Manpower Planning, Postservice Educational Benefits, Enlistment Bonuses, Job Match.
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