Accession Number:

ADA045979

Title:

An Analysis of Factors Associated with the Job Satisfaction of United States Air Force Commanders.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

163.0

Abstract:

This study determines the variables associated with the job satisfaction of Air Force commanders. The source for the data is the Quality of Air Force Life Commanders Survey conducted in December of 1976. The survey responses were analyzed for 9 different groups total sample, rated, non-rated, CONUS, overseas, less than ten years service, over ten years service, and with, and without command experience. The factors of most value in explaining the variation in job satisfaction are 1 job challenge, 2 personal standing satisfaction, 3 desire for the commanders job, and 4 leadershipsupervision satisfaction. Also of value, but to a lesser degree, were preparation for future responsibility, job freedom, and recognition.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE