Accession Number:

AD0637789

Title:

THE CORRECTIVE ACTION QUESTIONNAIRE: DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION TO OFFICERS AND NCOS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

The study was undertaken to develop a research instrument that would assess the degree of severity with which NCOs and company grade officers react to various types of situations in which trainees fail to perform properly. A preliminary version of a Corrective Action Questionnaire was developed, and it was administered to 131 subjects in order to develop information to revise the research instrument. Results of the trial administration suggested that 1 more severe corrective action would be taken by older cadre who had spent more time in the Army, served longer in a training company, and had not attended college 2 officers consistently proposed less severe corrective action than NCOs 3 First Sergeants and those NCOs rated by their superiors as above average tended to be more severe than those NCOs rated as below average and 4 officers and NCOs showed a high degree of agreement as to the relative seriousness of trainee performance failures. The Corrective Action Questionnaire, as revised, may be expected to be an effective research instrument. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE