Accession Number:

AD0684091

Title:

GROUP PERFORMANCE UNDER EXPERIENCED AND INEXPERIENCED LEADERS: A VALIDATION EXPERIMENT

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UIV AT URBANA GROUP EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The study investigated the effect of experience and training on the performance of military officers in experimental leadership situations. As in a previously reported study conducted with Belgian naval personnel, group performance under trained and experienced officers was not significantly better than performance under untrained recruits. Moreover, years of leadership experience as an officer was uncorrelated either with performance on any of the five different tasks or with group member satisfaction.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE