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The use of classification trees to characterize the attrition process for Army manpower models

by Terence S. Purcell

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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The U.S. Army has a system of large personnel flow models to manage the soldiers. The partitioning of the soldiers into groups having common behavior is an important aspect of such models. This thesis presents Breiman"s Classification and Regression Trees (CART) as a method of studying partitions relative to loss behavior. It demonstrates that CART is a simple technique to use and understand while at the same time still being a powerful forecasting tool. A CART example is included that provides the reader a thorough understanding of the method. The analysis explores the structure found in the current Classification Groups (C-Groups) used by the Army. CART is used to review the structure of the C-Groups and conduct some exploratory work to demonstrate that different combinations of factors result in greater internal homogeneity in forecasting. Recommendations are provided on how to approach the process of modifying the C-Groups. The use of CART results in obtaining insights into the Army force structure that would not have been found with any other forecasting technique. This thesis reveals the power of CART as a forecasting tool.

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Paginationxii, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25310664M
OCLC/WorldCa640492980

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Jan 01,  · With manpower I mean the quantity of able bodied men a country has AND can recruit, given the economical and political conditions. No TW has implemented it yet, but I think it should be a must have feature for every TW game, just like attrition. I haven´t read anything about manpower in this game, so I suppose it won´t be implemented. Stemming attrition is an ongoing, dynamic process that must sense and respond to an ever-changing external environment. Data for attrition modeling is also characteristically more more highly-targeted models that collectively produce even greater levels of retention and profits.


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The use of classification trees to characterize the attrition process for Army manpower models. By Terence S. Purcell. Download PDF (4 MB) Abstract.

Approved for public release; distribution in capitolchamberartists.com U.S. Army has a system of large personnel flow models to manage the soldiers. The analysis explores the structure found in the Author: Terence S.

Purcell. Classification trees were grown to assist in variable selection and modification. Logistic regression models were compared based on overall fit of the predictions to the FY data. A model was created to assess how early attrition was predicted by a variety of factors, including demographic background, prior work experience, job match and satisfaction, and entry point decisions.

The analysis framework was based on job matching and firm-specific human capital models that analyze the dynamics of job separation. BPO Attrition - Causes, Suggestions And A Model The growth of BPO industry is mainly depending on the cost effectiveness and quality of the manpower.

Attrition is not a new problem and it has existed earlier and will continue to exist in any industry. Selection of able individuals in the interview process with a tough HR Selection round. For instance, ‘classification’ models catalog the employees based on their risk to leave the company; whereas ‘non-linear regression’ model gives the ‘probability of attrition’ when the outcomes are dichotomous.

Likewise, ‘decision trees’ model evaluate loss based on factors like gini index, information gain and variation capitolchamberartists.com: Bhasker Gupta. a study in which data are collected that can be ordered in time; also defined as research in which data are collected at two or more points in time.

Individual unit of analysis. a unit of analysis in which individuals are the source of data and the focus of conclusions. Group unit of analysis. This use of a the standard BCA process also ensures that the PSM will meet the requirements that stipulates a review of a weapon support strategy every five years or prior to a major change in the program.

Supply Chain Management (SCM) The supply chain is evolving in parallel with the system it supports. TAA is the process that takes us from the Army of today to the Army of the future.

It requires a doctrinal basis and analysis; is based upon strategic guidance from above the Army; and involves threat analysis, specific scenarios, and an Army “constrained” force. TAA process has the potential of changing every facet of the Army.

n early discussions of human resource planning, Vetter () defined it as “the process through which management determines how the organization should move from a current manpower arrangement to a more desired arrangement.” By the use of strategic planning, management aims to.

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Do not use. TD type-B customer attrition data This analysis will help TD business units better understand attrition risk and attrition hazard by predicting “who will attrite” and most importantly “when will they attrite” The findings from this study can be used to optimize customer retention and/or.

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Apr 14,  · Classification Models – Employee attrition. Modeling for prediction. In order to find a model which could help with the prediction process we ran several data mining models. Decision Tree and Random forest. Logistic Regression. Support Vector Machines. Artificial Neural Networks.

Extreme Gradient Boosting. Many of these models use classification techniques such as classification trees and artificial neural networks.

The variables used in many of the models are either demographic or behavioral variables. This study used classification models using work-place related variables to predict employee attrition.

Decision Trees (rpart) Boosted Models (adaboost) Random Forests (rf) Support Vactor Models (svm) Linear Models (glm) Decision Tree. Lets first u take a look at a decision tree model. This is always useful because with these, you can get a visual tree model to get some idea of how the prediction occurs in an easy to understand way.

Jun 26,  · WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 26, ) -- To become a "force of the future," the Army must slow down the movement of officers and other personnel into and out of important jobs. predictive models capable of identifying soldiers with high chances of failure in completing their initial contractual obligation.

We construct a binary logistic regression model and a random forest classification model to predict a soldier’s probability of first-term attrition based on the individual’s unique service record. PREDICTING ATTRITION IN THE ARMY INITIAL ENTRY ROTARY WING COURSE John A.

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