Accession Number:

ADA235294

Title:

Officer Career Development: Measures and Samples in the 1981-1989 Research Program

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 1988-Sep 1989

Corporate Author:

NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

1991-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

145.0

Abstract:

Since 1981, the Navy Personnel Research and Development CenterNAVPERSRANDCEN has been conducting research on the career development and management of aviation warfare officers, surface warfare officers, and general unrestricted line officers. The research was designed to provide information to policy makers and career managers from the officers themselves, so that the Navy would be in a better position to 1 manage the careers of its officers, 2 fill billets with skilled individuals at all grade levels, and 3 improve performance and increase retention. The research design emphasized multiple cohorts and repeated measures. Ten questionnaires were used in the study, together with interviews. The research also include a secondary cross- sectional feature. The present report describes 1 the classes of variables measured in the research program, 2 the sampling strategies, and 3 the characteristics of the respondent samples. It also evaluates the representativeness of the samples

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE