Accession Number : AD0288688

Title :   MILITARY SMALL GROUP PERFORMANCE UNDER ISOLATION AND STRESS - CRITICAL REVIEW. II. DIMENSIONS OF GROUP BEHAVIOR

Corporate Author : TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIV FORT WORTH

Personal Author(s) : SELLS,S.B.

Report Date : JUN 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The second of five reviews of psychological and sociological literature bearing on group behavior problems of AC+W sites in Alaska is presented. Fourteen basic dimensions of groups, described by Hemphill, are discussed in terms of their effects on group behavior, with particular reference to AC+W site problems. The results of a factor aANALYSIS, BASED ON 100 CIVILIAN ORGANIZATIONS, WHICH ARRAYS THE 14 DIMENSIONS ACCORDING TO THREE FACTORS - BEHAVIOR REGULATION APPEARING AS SOCIAL STRUCTURE, EFFECTIVE GROUP EFFORT, AND PRIMARY PERSONAL INTERACTION - ARE PRESENTED AND INTERPRETED. (Author)

Descriptors :   *GROUP DYNAMICS, *MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY, MILITARY OPERATIONS, CONTROL, DESIGN, FACTOR ANALYSIS, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE