Accession Number:

ADA181003

Title:

Effective Team Performance in Military Environments

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 13 Sep 1985-1 Dec 1986

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC

Report Date:

1986-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

The Human Factors Division of the Naval Training Systems Center is interested in identifying psychological favors that influence team performance in the chemical biological Radiological Defense environment. The adoption of a system to classify tasks that may be studied and the development and pilot testing of a team task that can be used to evaluate group performance are prerequisites to the identification of such factors. This Technical Report a evaluates a new system of task classification that combines Herolds task demands and Hollands taxonomy of work environments and, b describes the development and evaluation of a team task that meets the following criteria 1 It allows variation in group performance, 2 It requires the coordination of the efforts of the individuals working in the group performance, 3 It is susceptible to disruption by stress 4 It is classifiable by an acceptable task taxonomy and 5 It is familiar and interesting.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE