Accession Number:

ADA184498

Title:

Alternative Approaches to Modeling the Individual Enlistment Decision: A Literature Review

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Oct 1985-Dec 1986

Corporate Author:

PAR GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS CORP RESTON VA

Report Date:

1987-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

101.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes the findings of previous scientific decision- making literature in an effort to specify a model depicting the many facets of the individual enlistment decision. The following theoriesmodels were reviewed Decision Theory, Social Judgment Theory, Information Integration Theory, Conjoint MeasurementUnfolding Theory, Cognitive Decision Theory, and Expectancy Theory. The areas of career and consumer decision-making research were also reviewed. The extended Fishbein-Ajzen expectancy theory was recommended for modeling the individual enlistment decision.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE