Accession Number : AD0636840

Title :   RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PROGRAMMERS' BACKGROUND AND INTEREST CHARACTERISTICS: VOCATIONAL INTERESTS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Perry,Dallis K. ; Cannon,William M.

Report Date : 26 JUL 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : Relationships of background information on educational level, college major, programming experience, type of programming application, job responsibility, occupational satisfaction, and relative salary to scores on the Strong Vocational Interest Blank and additional background variables were analyzed for a national sample of computer programmers. Statistically significant relationships are reported showing consistent differences among business, scientific, software systems, and military systems programmers, with other relationships generally consistent with these differences. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROGRAMMERS, *ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY)), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, MANPOWER, PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE