Accession Number:

AD0766452

Title:

Factors Affecting the Stability of Job Attitudes in Long-Term Isolated Groups

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVY MEDICAL NEUROPSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH UNIT SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Job attitudes of participants in the U.S. Antarctic research program were measured on three occasions over 18 months. Subjects were 231 Navy enlisted men and 140 civilian scientists and technicians. Job morale and job importance measures were compared for the scientist group and the Navy group. Navy men appeared to show significant deterioration in morale through the winter while scientists did not. Occupational role was seen to be an important determinant of job attitudes during long-term isolation. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE