MEASUREMENT AND MODELS OF EMPLOYMENT DECISION MAKING: A MODEL OF CONTRIBUTION OF FAMILY SATISFACTION ON RE-ENLISMENT DECISIONS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5808
Amount: $49,934.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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1801 Alexander Bell Dr - Ste 4, Reston, VA, 22091
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 DR RASHMI LAL
 (703) 264-7300
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Abstract
THE DECISION TO RE-ENLIST OR NOT TO RE-ENLIST IS A FUNCTION OF SEVERAL CONFLICTING ECONOMIC, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL FACTORS. THE APPROACH OUTLINED IN THIS PROPOSAL SUGGESTS A MULTIVARIATE - MULTIDISCIPLINARY REGRESSION MODEL TO ANALYZE THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS. IN THIS MODEL, FAMILY SATISFACTION IS CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE IMPORTANT EXPLANATORY VARIABLES. IT IS FURTHER PROPOSED TO ANALYZE REASONS OF FAMILY DISSATISFACTION. IT IS POSTULATED THAT FAMILY DISSATISFACTION MAY BE THE RESULT OF LOW FAMILY INCOME. AN EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS IS SUGGESTED TO FIND OUT IF FAMILY INCOME IS LOW BECAUSE THE ARMY SPOUSE IS AT A DISADVANTAGE IN THE LABOR MARKET.

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