Accession Number : AD0486299

Title :   PREDICTING MOTIVATION TO COMPLETE OCS WITH INTEREST INVENTORIES.

Descriptive Note : Staff memo.,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE

Personal Author(s) : Holmen, Milton G. ; Katter, Robert V.

Report Date : 26 MAY 1955

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The present study is concerned with (1) whether interest items can predict motivatonal failure in the Army OCSs, and, if so (2) what kind of items are the best predictors, and (3) how should the items be scored to improve predictions. It is concluded that interest tests of the kind described in this study might be useful additions to the present OCS selection system.

Descriptors :   (*PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, MILITARY TRAINING), (*OFFICER PERSONNEL, ARMY TRAINING), MOTIVATION, TEST METHODS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, STUDENTS, ARMY PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE