Accession Number : AD0753599

Title :   Attitudinal Studies of the VOLAR Experiment: Men in Training, 1971.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Goffard,S. James ; DeGracie,James S. ; Vineberg,Robert

Report Date : OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 165

Abstract : ARD,S. James ;DeGracie,James S. ;Vineberg,Robert ;HUMRRO-TR-72-31DAHC19-73-C-0004DA-2-Q-062107-A-745(*army personnel, *attitudes(psychology)), leadership, officer personnel, attrition*all volunteer armed forcesOne purpose of Project VOLAR, a field experiment conducted during FY 1971 as part of the Modern Volunteer Army (MVA) program, was to evaluate the effects of innovations under the program. In the report, data are discussed from the three questionnaires--VOLAR I, II, and III--that were administered to men during BCT and AIT at two posts (Forts Ord and Jackson). Included are substudies of attitudes and absenteeism, attitudes of a Midwestern sample, and attitudinal effects of acceleration in the BCT cycle at Fort Jackson. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARMY PERSONNEL, *ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY)), LEADERSHIP, OFFICER PERSONNEL, ATTRITION

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE