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dc.contributor.advisorSuchan, James E.
dc.contributor.advisorRoberts, Benjamin
dc.contributor.authorDiehl, Erich W.
dc.contributor.authorHemmerly, David K.
dc.dateMarch, 1994
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-26T18:59:47Z
dc.date.available2013-04-26T18:59:47Z
dc.date.issued1994-03
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/30898
dc.description.abstractThis thesis provides the analyses and identifies any gaps, or deltas between the communication requirement and the corresponding level of communication capability of senior Navy medical executives. This delta varies according to several variables. These variables are an individual's health care community, rank, organizational position, gender, level of education. DoN short course and DoD postgraduate training, and years in a managerial position. The results reveal a consistent gap between the respondents' current communications capabilities and their perceived required capabilities. This gap is evident across all communication skill related questions which indicates that the current communications capabilities of senior Navy medical executives consistently fail to meet the reported required level of skill for the position. Specifically, the analysis showed that Dentists have statistically significant gaps between communication skill levels in delivering oral presentations and conducting meetings effectively. Additionally, Females shows statistically significant gaps between communication skill levels in managing conflict, writing effectively, and building and maintaining working support relationships outside the organization. The analysis also indicated that DoN short course training and statistically significant effect among Physicians, Directors, Department Heads, and Operations Officers who had attended the short course training.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/therelationshipb1094530898
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.en_US
dc.titleThe relationship between perceived current and required communication capabilities of senior Navy Medical Department executivesen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.corporateNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
dc.contributor.departmentManagement
dc.subject.authorExecutive Communications Development, Needs Assessment, Health care managementen_US
dc.description.serviceLieutenant, United States Navyen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Managementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineManagementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US


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