Accession Number:

ADA270618

Title:

Tactical Decision Making Under Stress: Preliminary Results and Lessons Learned

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL COMMAND CONTROL AND OCEAN SURVEILLANCE CENTER RDT AND E DIV SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

1993-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This paper presents preliminary results of ongoing research into tactical decision making under stress TADMUS. A description will be given of 1 the general methodological approach 2 the development of the performance measures and issues related to their development 3 lessons learned in the planning and conducting of this research and 4 types of errors typically made and their implications for the development of a decision support system DSS using a naturalistic model of decision making. Data from ten team responses to scenarios run in the Decision-Making Evaluation Facility for Tactical Teams DEFTT Laboratory will be discussed. Discussion of these results will include a description of the TapRoot Incident Investigation System, the approach used to analyze the data to identify errors. Ways in which these errors can be mitigated by the DSS will also be discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE