Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Developing first-level supervisors in the Air Force Security Assistance Center: An examination of core supervisory competencies for job effectiveness and performance
by Shyne-Turner, Schneata, Ph.D., Capella University, 2010, 121; 3403308
Abstract (Summary)

This research study discussed competency/performance outcomes of first-level supervisors in the Air Force Security Assistance Center located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Constructed on the foundational premise that individual and organizational effectiveness increased with the performance of competent supervisors, various qualitative and quantitative assessments were examined to determine if the Air Force leadership model provides the right competencies for effective supervisory performance. The utilization of descriptive and inferential statistics produced selected analysis tools, such as frequency distributions, cross-tabulations, measures of association (lambda and gamma), tests of significance (chi-square and t tests), were accomplished to determine the relationship, strength, direction, and differences of the subcompetencies and proficiency/performance results, and to address the research questions.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Singh, Raj
Commitee: Buck, Douglas, Korth, Sharon
School: Capella University
Department: School of Business
School Location: United States -- Minnesota
Source: DAI-A 71/06, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Management, World History, Organization Theory
Keywords: Air Force leadership model, Competencies, Performance outcomes, Process improvement, Proficiencies, Supervisory development
Publication Number: 3403308
ISBN: 978-1-109-76658-5
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