Accession Number : ADA261761


Title :   Promotion Opportunities of Minorities to the Controlled Grades in the Navy Nurse Corps


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Simpson, Peggy F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261761.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 78


Abstract : Nursing is an overwhelmingly white, female occupation, a situation that has continued despite years of shortages in the nurse labor market as well as a general blurring of gender and racial/ethnic roles in society. This them analyzes the promotion opportunities of minorities (which includes men in nursing) to the controlled grades in the Navy Nurse Corps. Data are drawn from the Officer Master Files and the Officer Summary Records. Multivariate logistic regression models are estimated for each controlled grade; the models control for demographic, education, and Navy experience factors. Minority status and gender are found to be statistically insignificant at the Captain and Commander selection levels; however, at the Lieutenant Commander selection level, gender and minority status have a statistically significant negative effect on promotion. The thesis suggests further areas of research that will be necessary to identify other performance factors that may be associated with promotion differences by race/ethnic or gender status.... Nurse, Nursing promotion, Minorities, Multivariate analysis, Logistic regression, Navy nurse corps, Promotion opportunities.


Descriptors :   *NAVAL PERSONNEL , *MINORITIES , *PROMOTION(ADVANCEMENT) , *NURSES , CONTROL , EDUCATION , SOCIETIES , MODELS , NAVY , MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS , THESES , LOGISTICS , LABOR , RECORDS , LABOR MARKETS , SELECTION , SHORTAGES , FEMALES , NURSING


Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE