Accession Number : AD0644833

Title :   A COMPARISON OF BEHAVIORAL STYLES BETWEEN ENTERING AND GRADUATING STUDENTS IN OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Petersen,Peter Barron

Report Date : 22 FEB 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 156

Abstract : Chapter I of this study reviews the literature concerning: the identification of the individual characteristics of potential officers, the evaluation of training, the affects of changes in perception, and the influencing of students to change their behavior. Chapter II presents the theoretical framework of this study. Factors that influence officer candidates to change their behavioral styles are outlined. Chapter III is concerned with the method of conducting research and a description of the sample. It will include the general plan of this study, a description of the Job Analysis Interest Measurement instrument, the method used for collecting and evaluating information, and a description of the sample. Chapter IV describes the development of the hypotheses. The results of a pilot study is presented and the chapter concludes with the hypotheses of this study. Results presented in Chapter V concern the four hypotheses of this study. Chapter VI is a discussion of the findings.

Descriptors :   (*OFFICER PERSONNEL, BEHAVIOR), (*BEHAVIOR, STUDENTS), STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), MILITARY PERSONNEL, EDUCATION, TRAINING, LEADERSHIP, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, PERSONNEL, QUESTIONNAIRES, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, SAMPLING

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE