Junior Leader Development in Army Units
Final study rept. Jan-Dec 1992
ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA
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This study describes procedures and practices used by battalion commanders, command sergeants major, company commanders, and company first sergeants in armor, mechanized infantry, and light infantry Army units to develop leadership skills in junior leaders. It examined orientation, assessment, feedback, development, and evaluation procedures, as well as ways to improve leadership development. Findings reveal wide variations from unit to unit in criteria for successful leadership and the satisfaction of both senior and junior leaders with existing procedures. These findings can be used by the sponsor to strengthen the link between institutional and operational leadership training.
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- Personnel Management and Labor Relations
- Military Forces and Organizations