Accession Number:

ADA180631

Title:

Productivity Enhancement in Air Force Jobs Through Feedback and Goal Setting.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Sep 83-Sep 86,

Corporate Author:

HOUSTON UNIV TX DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Report Date:

1987-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Group-level feedback on productivity was given to five organizations at an operational Air Force base. The feedback was based on a new approach to productivity measurement that is designed to have maximum motivational propetties when used as a basis for feedback. During feedback, the five organizations four with logistics funyions increased their overall productivity by an average of 50. After receiving feedback for 5 months, the organizations set goals for 5 months, During this time, their productivity increased 74.5 over the vaseline comparison period. Keywords Effectiveness Efficiency Feedback Goal setting Organizational productivity.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE