2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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Optimizing Marine Corps personnel assignments using an integer programming model
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-12)
The Marine Corps has long been successful in assigning its available personnel inventory to vacant billets. However, by our research, it has not done so while minimizing the assignment costs faced by the Marine Corps when ...
Optimizing the scheduling of recruitment and initial training for soldiers in the Australian Army
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-03)
This thesis develops a master scheduling program to optimize recruitment into the Australian Army by employment category. The goal of the model developed here is to reduce the man-hours lost awaiting follow-on employment ...
Pre-accession factors in the performance and retention of Hispanic enlistees
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-03)
This thesis applies quantitative methods to analyze the effect of pre-accession characteristics and early career experiences on the first-term attrition, retention, and fast-track promotion rates of Hispanic and non-Hispanic ...
Exploring Marine Corps officer quality: an analysis of promotion to lieutenant colonel
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-03)
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is an elite organization, considered one of the most formidable military branches in the world. Through its talent management policies the Marine Corps seeks to retain and promote the ...
Analysis of professional and pre-accession characteristics and junior naval officer performance
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2018-03)
This thesis examines ways to improve the Navy’s ability to track performance and professional development of junior officers and to improve job fit. First, it examines alternative measures of junior officer performance ...
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