The Grit Effect & Predicting Retention in the Military

Research Paper Title The grit effect: predicting retention in the military, the workplace, school and marriage. Abstract Remaining committed to goals is necessary (albeit not sufficient) to attaining them, but very little is known about domain-general individual differences that contribute to sustained goal commitment. The current investigation examines the association between grit, defined as passion… Read More

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SMEs: Training & Employee Retention

Research Paper Title Investigating the Impact of Training Influence on Employee Retention in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Regression-type Classification and Ranking Believe Simplex Analysis on Sparse Data. Abstract This study investigates the impact of available training alternatives (TAs) on employee retention in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A noticeable problem with this research issue is… Read More

Predicting & Reducing Voluntary Outflow in the Royal Navy.

Research Paper Title Predicting and Reducing Voluntary Outflow in the Royal Navy. Abstract This research speaks to one of the major concerns facing the modern Royal Navy (RN), especially given the current economic and political climate – that is how to achieve and maintain the correct level of manpower to meet functional and operational requirements. The rate of Voluntary Outflow (VO:… Read More

How Much Qualification Pay Do You Get for Being a PTI?

Physical Training Instructors (PTIs) within the military do not receive any qualification pay (otherwise known as Recruitment and Retention Pay (RRP); previously Specialist Pay). The Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body (AFPRB) provides independent advice to the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Defence on the pay and charges for members of the Naval,… Read More

Military Training: Instruction & Quality

“Many complain that the Marines they are getting out of entry-level training lack physical fitness, have poor discipline, and are prone to personal issues. Besides the basic leadership issues presented here, I would present that the reason there is such a large disparity in the Marines coming from the schoolhouse is directly related to the… Read More

Losing Knowledge: The Trouble with Turnover

‘Organisational forgetting’ is a new concept in academic HRD research. The authors have tested this emerging idea that the knowledge base of an organisation ‘depreciates’ when people leave. Turnover-induced forgetting is the idea that the knowledge base of an organisation “depreciates” when people leave. Most of the research in this fascinating area has related to… Read More