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dc.contributor.advisorLewis, Kyle, 1961-en
dc.creatorScarlett, Jason Randallen
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-21T22:39:56Zen
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-21T22:40:02Zen
dc.date.available2010-12-21T22:39:56Zen
dc.date.available2010-12-21T22:40:02Zen
dc.date.issued2010-08en
dc.date.submittedAugust 2010en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2010-08-1684en
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractThis thesis will identify what career paths, advanced degrees, and supportive industries best enable engineers and other highly technical professionals to move past middle management layers into executive leadership. Specific questions to be addressed include: 1. Which technical degrees most often lead to CEO appointments? 2. Which industries offer the most advancement opportunities for technical degree graduates? 3. Which advanced degrees are most useful for ascension into CEO ranks? This research is specifically geared to extend the key learnings of the University of Texas at Austin Executive Engineering Management curriculum giving the reader foresight into what executive career paths are available for those with technical degrees.en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.subjectCEOen
dc.subjectExecutiveen
dc.subjectCareer pathen
dc.subjectFunctional backgrounden
dc.subjectAdvanced degreesen
dc.subjectEngineersen
dc.subjectTechnical degreesen
dc.titleEngineering a leader : technical career paths to the executive suiteen
dc.date.updated2010-12-21T22:40:02Zen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberBarron, Christopher C.en
dc.description.departmentEngineering Managementen
dc.type.genrethesisen
thesis.degree.departmentEngineering Managementen
thesis.degree.disciplineEngineering Managementen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science in Engineeringen


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