Accession Number:

ADA003452

Title:

Impact of Increasing Preference Options in the Marine Corps

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

102.0

Abstract:

The impact of increasing preference options in the Marine Corps was studied by administering the Marine Assignment Preference Schedule MAPS to all recruits entering the Marine Corps between October 1972 and April 1973, to whom no special training commitment had been made. Enlistees indicated their occupational preference on MAPS administered at entry to recruit training, at completion of recruit training, and 6 months after the completion of recruit training. In each case, selection was made from 28 Marine Corps ground occupational fields. The third administration of MAPS included self-evaluations on job satisfaction and service plans. The results are discussed and three recommendations are presented for possible consideration.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE