Accession Number : AD0776365

Title :   Evaluation, Inflation, and Order of Merit.

Descriptive Note : Military issues research memo.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Pappageorge,John G.

Report Date : MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The Army has increasingly turned to the use of various types of 'order of merit lists' as an aid to making decisions with respect to selection for schooling, promotion, and the filling of key assignments. The paper examines this scoring system, in particular the phenomenon of 'meaningful versus apparent variation'.

Descriptors :   *Officer personnel, Selection, Army, Leadership, Performance(Human), Ratings

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE