Accession Number:

ADA446123

Title:

Challenges Facing Military Organizational Cultural Reform: A study of the 2004 Air Force Materiel Command Reorganization

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT

Report Date:

2006-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

136.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this research was to measure the success of the Product Center PC portion of the Air Force Materiel Command AFMC reorganization initiated in 2004. The purpose of this study is threefold, 1 to determine if the 2004 AFMC Product Center reorganization has met General Martins four intended objectives, 2 the reorganizations effects on AFMC employee job satisfaction and organizational commitment and 3 to gather some general opinions about the reorganization overall. The literature review consisted of a detailed look at the history of AFMC, areas of organizational culture, and gathering detailed information regarding the 2004 reorganization itself. This research measured the success of the PC portion of the reorganization to date assistance was solicited and provided from HQ AFMCA8M in development of the survey instrument for such measurement. Upon completion of development, electronic dissemination of the survey instrument was utilized to send it to the three AFMC PCs. Survey results were summarized and the overall conclusion reached that the AFMC PC reorganization initiated in 2004 has had little or not impact to date based on the opinions of PC employees who responded to the survey. Recommendations for further research avenues are also discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE