Accession Number : ADA133713

Title :   The Attainment of a Doctoral Degree Relative to other Variables in the Promotability of United States Air Force Academy Graduates to the Rank of Colonel.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Cubero,Ruben Anthony

PDF Url : ADA133713

Report Date : Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 187

Abstract : The dual purposes of this study were: to analyze the role of graduate education as represented by an earned PhD degree among other discriminating variables in the promotion of USAF Academy graduates to the field grade rank of Colonel, and to analyze the discriminating role of specific characteristics related to the attainment of a PhD, eg., the length of time in pursuit of a PhD, the discipline of the PhD, PhD related assignments, etc., in the promotion of USAF Academy graduates to the field grade rank of Colonel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Officer personnel, *Air Force personnel, *Education, *Promotion(Advancement), Careers, Personnel management, Personnel development, Vocational guidance, Human resources, Resource management, Variables, Discriminate analysis, Roles(Behavior)

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE