Enlistment motivators for high quality recruits in the Army Reserve
Halverson, David D.
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This thesis investigates the relationship between the quality of recruits and the factors that influence their enlistment decision. Demographic variables, such as gender, educational level, marital status, and ethnic group, and quality are related to the propensity to enlist in the Army Reserves. The data were obtained from the 1987 New Recruit Survey of the Army Reserve recruits. The analysis attempts to significant differences, if any, there are in the enlistment decision of soldiers who score in the upper 50th percentile of the Armed Forces Qualification test (AFQT), and those that are in the lower half of the AFQT test results...
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