Addressing barriers to female officer retention in the Air Force / by Kirsten M. Keller, Kimberly Curry Hall, Miriam Matthews, Leslie Adrienne Payne, Lisa Saum-Manning, Douglas Yeung, David Schulker, Stefan Zavislan, Nelson Lim.
- Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND Corporation, 
- Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR-2073-AF.
Research report ; RR-2073-AF
xvii, 84 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
- United States. Air Force -- Women.
United States. Air Force -- Women -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
United States. Air Force -- Personnel management.
Employee retention -- United States.
Diversity in the workplace -- United States.
- "Women are underrepresented among the Air Force's senior leadership compared with their representation among the lower ranks. One factor contributing to this underrepresentation is that women tend to leave the active duty Air Force at higher rates than men. This report documents the results of a qualitative study designed to better understand the factors that female Air Force officers consider when deciding whether to remain in or separate from the active duty Air Force. The study conducted a total of 54 focus groups with 295 female Air Force officers in the spring of 2016 from across 12 different Air Force installations. The report describes the key retention factors identified through these focus groups and provides recommendations for improving Air Force policies and programs to help address potential barriers and improve female officer retention."--Publisher's description.
Focus Group Methodology
Key Retention Factors for Female Air Force Officers
Conclusion and Recommendations
- "Prepared for the United States Air Force."--Title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 80-84).
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
- Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Hall, Kimberly Curry, author.
Matthews, Miriam (Behavioral scientist), author.
Payne, Leslie Adrienne, author.
Saum-Manning, Lisa, author.
Yeung, Douglas, author.
Schulker, David, author.
Zavislan, Stefan, author.
Lim, Nelson, author.
Project Air Force (U.S.). Manpower, Personnel, and Training Program, issuing body.
Rand Corporation, publisher.
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