Accession Number : AD0701078

Title :   DECISION MAKING AND PRACTICAL ACTION.

Descriptive Note : Final status rept. for period ending 30 Nov 69,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES DEPT OF SOCIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Garfinkel,Harold ; Sacks,Harvey ; Churchill,Lindsey

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The report indicates the current status and accomplishments of an on-going effort to improve methods available to social scientists for the analysis of behavior and formulation of rules relating to future expectancies. The studies in the report specify the technology of the procedure, and refer to it as practical organizational reasoning. The goal of this research was to make available to the military and other users improved theory and methods in the social sciences. This report includes a brief description of the work and a list of publications and technical papers. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DECISION MAKING, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), (*SOCIOMETRICS, TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY)), BEHAVIOR, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), REPORTS, GROUP DYNAMICS, DECISION MAKING

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE