Accession Number : AD0786877

Title :   Research and Development Professionals: An Examination of the Personal Value Systems and Operative Goals of the Scientists, Engineers and Managers in One Government R and D Organization.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Manley,T. Roger ; Pittenger,Eugene W.

Report Date : SEP 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : The purpose of the research was to investigate organization goals, personal value systems, and the operative goals of professionals in a research and development organization. The approach followed was to develop a set of value concepts determined to be behaviorally relevant to R+D professionals; identify a set of goals which were appropriate; incorporate value concepts, goals, and demographic variables in a questionnaire; administer the questionnaire to the professional members of a major federal government research facility; determine the primary value orientations of the professionals and the greatest behavioral relevance; and develop a hierarchical ranking of the official goals.

Descriptors :   *Scientific research, *Organizations, *Personnel, Value, Questionnaires, Perception(Psychology)

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE