The Matrix Organization in ASD: A Study in Collocation of Engineers.
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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The purpose of this study is to determine if there are pecular human relations problems associated with the matrix form of organization as applied in the Aeronautical Systems Division ASD of the Air Force Systems Command. The data for this study was gathered by the interview questionnaire method. The questionnaire was designed to determine the work motive values, job satisfaction, and the current work conditions or climate as perceived by the engineers interviewed. The analyses consisted mainly of 1 Contingency Table Tests, 2 Tabulations, and 3 Subjective Comparisons. The major variables selected for analysis were 1 work assignment categories of a dedication, b collocation, and c functional not collocated or dedicated 2 work location categories of a ASD SPO, b Super SPO, and c Home Office 3 civilian or military, and 4 age categories of a under 35, b 35 through 49, and c 50 and older. The major findings of the analyses were grouped into eight major categories and recommendations relevant to each category were made.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations