HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA
This research was performed as part of Task 4 of Project A, Improving the Selection, Classification, and Utilization of Army Enlisted Personnel. Task 4 is concerned with the development of Army-wide job performance criteria. The specific objects of this activity were a to determine which administrative indexes have sufficient variance and acceptable base rates to warrant consideration in the formation of criteria and in-service predictors of soldier effectiveness, b to combine these indexes within a set of soldier effectiveness dimensions into psychometrically sound and conceptually meaningful variables, and c to identify from which archival sources it is most feasible to obtain them. Keywords Administrative measures, Soldier effectiveness, Validation, Construct validation, Performance measures, Criterion measures, Army-wide measures, Criterion development, Personnel records.