Accession Number : AD0830500

Title :   COMPARISONS OF RETAINEES AND SEPARATEES AMONG OCS GRADUATES ON BACKGROUND PRIOR TO OCS ENROLLMENT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL PERSONNEL PROGRAM SUPPORT ACTIVITY WASHINGTON DC PERSONNEL RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Sharp, L. Harold ; Katz, Aaron

Report Date : DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The objective was to determine which if any variables available at time of Officer Candidate School (OCS) selection differentiate between OCS graduates who extend their initial obligated service (3 years) as Naval officers (Retainees) and those who decide to be released from active duty (Separatees). Random samples of Retainees and Separatees (100 each) were compared on 55 background variables, using appropriate statistical significance tests of obtained differences. The variables consisted of 8 Demographic, 3 Aptitude, 8 Military Related, 15 Collegiate, 12 Hobby, and 9 Various Other background variables. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NAVAL PERSONNEL, OFFICER PERSONNEL), (*OFFICER PERSONNEL, SELECTION), NAVAL TRAINING, SEPARATION, SAMPLING, STATISTICAL DATA, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, ORGANIZATIONS, BACKGROUND, TABLES(DATA).

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE