Accession Number:

ADA123498

Title:

Measurement of Unit Effectiveness in Marine Corps Infantry Battalions

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo. no. 2, 30 Apr-31 May 1977

Corporate Author:

CACI INC-FEDERAL ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-05-31

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The overall study is designed to produce reliable, valid measures of combat effectiveness of units with a goal of understanding why and how some units succeed and others fail. The methodology involves coding historical cases of U.S. Marine Corps infantry battalions for mission accomplishment, unit attributes, contextual variables, and mission types, then analyzing the results with regression and other appropriate statistical techniques. This memorandum includes material on case selection and drafting of narrative summaries.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE