Accession Number:

AD0779445

Title:

Prediction of Officer Behavior in a Simulated Combat Situation.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Report Date:

1974-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the research was to develop measures predictive of officer performance in combat and technicaladministrative duties for use in early career management decisions and early career counseling and personal career choices. Two major dimensions of leadership--combat and technical managerial--were clearly differentiated in the range of functional tasks constituting the simulated combat exercise. Officer characteristics as measured by the Differential Officer Battery were found to be differentially predictive of officer behavior in situations representative of the two major leadership dimensions.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE