attrition rate


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attrition rate

[ə′trish·ən ‚rāt]
(ordnance)
A factor, normally expressed as a percentage, reflecting the degree of losses of personnel or nonconsumable supplies due to various causes within a specified period of time.

attrition rate

A rate, usually expressed as a percentage, reflecting the loss of personnel or equipment resulting from defined causes in a given period of time. Normally, the term refers to the aircraft attrition rate, which is calculated based on sorties flown during warlike operations or hours flown during peacetime operations.
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The highest attrition rate within the information management skill group has been and is projected to remain in the information technical management skill group.
The public and medical sectors once again report sub-20 percent attrition rates, and manufacturing respondents have very low attrition rates as well this year.
The attrition rate is the highest ever seen and "more than we are comfortable with", Shibulal told a briefing.
The report Antibody Technologies and Attrition Rates - an industry analysis 2013 is based on the identification of the antibody generation technologies of 504 naked antibodies in clinical or market stages.
The attrition rate rose as the age increased so that seven of the 18 recruits who were 40 and older resigned or were terminated, for a 39 percent attrition rate.
91 percent average attrition rate for 16 major cities, the report states.
The Mayor's Office has been concerned about the number of officers leaving the department because of low morale and pay issues, but also attributed the high attrition rate to a large number of officers hired 20 years ago becoming eligible for retirement.
What if we were to cut the T to fifteen weeks with an ensuing attrition rate of 10 percent?
We know with the attrition rate we've experienced, we can absorb the remainder of the employees at the refinery into other areas.
Even with an attrition rate that borders on 60%, Martinez, the general manager of Avon Argentina, can expect some 8,000 small-but steady revenue streams during 2003.
Finally, the hotel backed off and let the lower attrition rate because of a letter from the group saying that, "effective immediately we cancel and we owed them another $40,000 to add to the $40,000 deposit and that was a third of what their attrition in.