College for Professional Studies
School of Management
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Frequent turnover causes the Lockheed Martin Test and Readiness Group to re-train a third of its work force every year. To better understand why employees leave, I plan to conduct an action research project to gather data on employee job satisfaction, a widely-held indicator of turnover intent. Data gathering methods will include questionnaires, interviews, and secondary data. A collaborative team will analyze the data and recommend an appropriate change intervention to ameliorate the turnover issue. By gaining a full understanding of the causes for employee turnover, the group can learn how to retain its talent to improve effectiveness and enhance its ability to achieve mission success.
Date of Award
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Julian, Dianna L., "Turnover at Lockheed Martin: a Study in How to Retain Team Members" (2006). Student Publications. 388.