Accession Number : AD0774574

Title :   The United States Air Force Occupational Research Project.

Descriptive Note : Professional paper Jan 60-Nov 73,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Christal,Raymond E.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 72

Abstract : AND Development, Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, Calif., 10-12 Jul 73.*Job analysis, Surveys, Air force personnel, Job satisfaction, Manpower utilization, Aptitudes, Inventory*Comprehensive occupational data analysis program, CODAP(Comprehensive Occupational Data Analysis Program)The paper describes a significant segment of the Air Force's occupational research project. The first part of the paper describes how and why the Air Force uses the job inventory approach for collecting, analyzing, and reporting information describing the work performed by its personnel. This is followed by a brief description of the Comprehensive Occupational Data Computer Program system (CODAP). Finally, the last section describes applications of job survey information to problems in managing the personnel system. It is limited primarily to one stream of research which combines information on task and job difficulty levels with data describing individual jobs. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Job analysis, Surveys, Air force personnel, Job satisfaction, Manpower utilization, Aptitudes, Inventory

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE