Accession Number:

ADA001117

Title:

The Effects of Varying Schedules of Incentive Delivery on Technical Training.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR RESEARCH LAFAYETTE IND

Report Date:

1974-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

102.0

Abstract:

The study assesses the impact of various schedules of incentive delivery Schedules of reinforcement on performance and attitudes in an Air Force-related setting. Civilian subjects matching the characteristics of Air Force trainees were hired to work for four weeks, one week under each of four schedules of reinforcement salary, fixed ratio, variable ratio, and variable ratio-variable amount. The author concludes that instituting cost-effective procedures in computer managed Air Force training.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE