Attitudes Toward the Army's Recently Tested 'Direct Logistic Support' Concept and the Associated Maxim 'Tell It Like It Is'
ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA
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This report describes a study to assess the attitudes of DARCOM logistic Assistance activity DLAA personnel and their customers users toward selected aspects of the DA DCSLOG concept Direct Logistic Support DLS and the probable impact of those attitudes on the implementaton of DLS concepts. The respondents prime attitudes on each topic were assessed with 7-point bipolar response scales. Data obtained for each questionnaire item were summarized and described, both numerically and verbally, for each of three respondent groups the first consisting of Logistics Management Specialists LMS, Logistics NCOs, and DLAA chiefs the LMS group the second of equipment specialists from the several DARCOM Material Readiness Commands primarily Field Maintenance Technicians MRC REPS the third of a representative cross-section of DLAA customers users, including unit commanders executive officers maintenance, materiel, and supply supervisors and technicians and others. The data were also summarized for all DLAA personnel as a whole and for the entire subject sample as a whole.