Accession Number:

ADA030308

Title:

Evaluation of the Marine Corps Task Analysis Program.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 15 May 74-31 Mar 76,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIV LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

77.0

Abstract:

The basic objective of this research project was to determine the effectiveness of the Marine Corps Task Analysis Program TA as it has been conducted by the Office of Manpower Utilization, Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps OMU. This report summarizes the main findings and conclusions in the eight Research Areas into which the study was divided. 1 TA Observation and Interview Procedures 2 Task Inventory Construction 3 Occupational Field Sample Size 4 Computer Procedures and Data Analysis 5 OMU Organization and Personnel 6 Orientation, Training and Team Performance 7 Peace-Time TA and Its Relation to War-Time Conditions and 8 The Use of Worker Characteristics in Classification and Assignment. The over-all conclusion from our research is that the TA Program is a highly valuable asset to the Marine Corps in improving and maintaining effective utilization of its human resources. An Appendix to this Final Report contains an annotated list of the 15 Technical Reports that are end-products of this project. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE