Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Military command -and -control leadership style and the impact of senior leaders support of mentorship
by Contreras, Rene H., D.M., University of Phoenix, 2008, 126; 3399956
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this quantitative, correlational research study was to determine the existence or nonexistence of a relationship between mentor and protégé training and achievement. The Twelfth Air Force respondents were asked to complete a survey questionnaire created for the study. Although an Air Force mentoring regulation exists, results indicate the respondents believe that mentoring practices are reactive and non-standardized. Findings suggest the Air Force uses five formal mentoring methods; yet, half the survey respondents indicated they had not received the training. The findings support informal mentoring programs. The findings support the federal government-mentoring climate has changed since 2002. The ongoing cultural change might provide the 21st-century organizations a new direction.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Waters, Rhonda F.
School: University of Phoenix
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-A 71/03, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Management, Military studies
Keywords: Command-and-control, Lange organization, Leadership, Mentorship, Military, Protege, Senior leaders
Publication Number: 3399956
ISBN: 978-1-109-66133-0
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