Accession Number : AD0668077

Title :   THE ROLE AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING OFFICER IN THE AIR FORCE,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Vollmer,Howard M. ; Pedersen,William C.

Report Date : JAN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 86

Abstract : This is a revision of a special report based in part on data obtained during a two-year study (1963-1964) of the Applications of the Behavioral Sciences to Research Management, AD-609 356, for the Office of Aerospace Research, USAF. It was published in 1966 and is being released in this form to make it available to a wide audience of management and social science personnel. Chapter II draws on studies of the US defense establishment to show how it is becoming a military technology management organization. Chapter III reviews findings of studies of various technology management organizations, and emphasizing the key importance of technology management generalities in an integrating role in them. The remaining chapters concern themselves with the Air Force situation when the data were collected. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT), (*SCIENTISTS, AIR FORCE), (*ENGINEERS, AIR FORCE), RECRUITING, OFFICER PERSONNEL, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), DECISION MAKING, LEADERSHIP

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE