ERIC Number: ED089046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jul-27
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Investigation of Intra-Firm Upward Mobility among Selected Skilled Craftsmen.
Barnes, Clarence Harold
The objective was to investigate the factors which influence the upward movement of skilled craftsmen within the firm. Particular attention was directed to the importance of apprenticeship training in causing intrafirm upgrading; that is: were apprentice-trained craftsmen more inclined to be promoted than nonapprentice-trained craftsmen. Observed variables discussed are present age, age when became a craftsman, number of years a craftsman with TVA, apprenticeship training, where the individual spent his youth, additional TVA sponsored job-related training, and the craft positions of instrument mechanic and electrician. (Author)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Analysis of Variance, Apprenticeships, Career Ladders, Demography, Electricians, Occupational Mobility, Promotion (Occupational), Skilled Workers, Statistical Studies, Success
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-224 847, MF $1.45, HC $4.50)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
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