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Climbing the corporate ladder

Author: Christopher Smith
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1995.
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This work provides a study of occupational advancement in American industry - a testing of the American tradition of "getting ahead". It deals in terms of mathematical probability with an  Read more...

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Smith, Christopher, 1911-
Climbing the corporate ladder.
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1995
(OCoLC)892804943
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Smith
ISBN: 0761800743 9780761800743
OCLC Number: 32922805
Description: ix, 832 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Nature Of The Study --
2. The "X" Manufacturing Company --
3. The Social-Industrial Structure --
4. Distribution of Employees Over The Social-Industrial Structure --
5. Three Meaningful Populations On Each Occupational Level --
6. Entering And Ascending The Social-Industrial Structure --
7. Time And Age In Ascending The Structure --
8. Turnover On The Occupational Levels --
9. Detailed Arrivals And Departures On The Occupational Levels --
10. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion, Demotion, Death, Retirement, Quitting And Lay-Off For Individuals On The Various Occupational Levels --
11. Patterns Of Promotion --
12. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels --
13. Drama On The Junior Executive Level --
14. Promotion And The Business Cycle --
15. Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion, Demotion, Death And Retirement For Individuals On The Various Occupational Levels --
16. Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Advanced Occupational Levels. 17. The Relationship Of Ratios And Turnover Rates To Probabilities --
18. The Occupational Groups On The Base Level From Which Individuals Are Promoted --
19. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion From The Occupational Groups On The Base Level --
20. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities For Individuals In Broad Occupational Classification On The Base Level Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels --
21. Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities For Individuals In Broad Occupational Classifications On The Base Level Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels --
22. The Distribution Of Workers On The Social-Industrial Structure By Educational Attainment --
23. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion, Demotion, Death, Retirement, Quitting And Lay-Off For Individuals On The Management Levels With Differing Amounts Of Education --
24. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels For Individuals With Differing Amounts Of Education. 25. Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels For Individuals With Differing Amounts Of Education --
26. The Effect Of Education On Speed In Moving Up The Corporate Ladder --
27. A Summary Statement On Promotion And Education --
28. The Distribution Of Intelligence Over The Social-Industrial Structure --
29. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion, Demotion, Death, Retirement, Quitting And Lay-Off For Individuals On The Management Levels With Different Scores On A Test For Intelligence --
30. Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels For Individuals With Differing Scores On A Test For Intelligence --
31. Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels For Individuals With Different Scores On A Test For Intelligence --
32. A Concluding Statement On The Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities Of Ever Arriving On The Management Levels By Scores On A Test For Intelligence --
33. Family-Influence In The Promotional Process. 34. Attendant Considerations --
A Introduction To The Appendixes On Method --
B The Nature And Measurement Of Turnover --
C Method For Computing Crude (X-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion, Demotion, Death, Retirement, Quitting And Lay-Off For Individuals On An Occupational Level --
D Method For Computing Crude (Y-Type) Probabilities Of Promotion, Demotion, Death, Retirement, Quitting And Lay-Off For Individuals On An Occupational Level --
E A Control Experiment Demonstrating The Properties Of The Y-Type Probabilities --
F Method For Computing Crude (X-Type) Probabilities For Individuals On A Subordinate Level Of Ever Arriving On A Distant, More Advanced Level --
G Method For Computing Lifetime (Y-Type) Probabilities For Individuals On A Subordinate Level Of Ever Arriving On A Distant, More Advanced Level --
H A Second Experiment Demonstrating The Properties Of The Y-Type Probabilities --
I The Age Cohort Value For A Workforce And Its Relationship To Primary Arrivals. J Determining The Age Cohort Value For The "X" Manufacturing Company --
K Estimating Procedures --
L Supplementary Tables.
Responsibility: Christopher Smith.

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