Leadership selection at the U.S. Naval Academy: an analysis of Brigade Leaders and their fleet success
Micheli, Eric J.
MetadataShow full item record
This research analyzes theselectivity and career success of midshipmen leaders from the United States Naval Academy. Those studied are former midshipmen from the classes of 1980 through 1985 who were carefully screened by USNA's leadership selection process to hold significant leadership positions in their final year at the Academy. Using data compiled from several sources, non-linear logistic regression methodology isemployed to determine statistically significant actors for selection andwhether such individuals have a statistical advantage in later promotion as officers. Qualitative data in the form of surveys are used to analyze current midshipmen satisfaction with the selection process and recent midshipmen leaders. Results indicate that these midshipmen leaders were the most promising candidates for admission to the Academy and the most successful midshipmen in all areas of performance, especially academics and military conduct grades. They also are found, as a whole, to have a higher promotion rate at the Commander promotion board. However, analysis of the views of recent midshipmen and midshipmen leaders indicates that other measures, such as peer and subordinate evaluations, may improve the process of identifying the most promising leaders and role models for the Brigade of Midshipmen and the U.S. Navy
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Improving leadership training at the United States Naval Academy by utilizing Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) Kawane, Shannon E. (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 1999-06);This thesis addresses several issues identified in the analysis and design phases of the Instructional Systems Development process to develop an IMI leadership program for the Naval Academy. The overarching goal is to ...
Performance measurement for the company officer : an examination of current methods used at the United States Naval Academy Belz, James A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1999-08);This research will first examine the historical role of the United States Naval Academy in developing future naval leaders. The organization of the Naval Academy will be illustrated to provide an understanding of the ...
Wadle, Scott W. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-06);This study examined individual Midshipman's First Class (Senior Year) leadership positions, academic and military grade point averages, course of study, prior- enlisted Marine status, family affiliation with the Marine ...