Accession Number : ADA327387

Title :   Making Decisions in Natural Environments.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 94-Dec 96,

Corporate Author : KLEIN ASSOCIATES INC YELLOW SPRINGS OH

Personal Author(s) : Klein, Gary

PDF Url : ADA327387

Report Date : FEB 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : This report surveys the field of naturalistic decision making (NDM) and shows its potential for supporting the needs of the U.S. Army. The report is written from the perspective of a researcher who has been active in developing models and methods in this new approach. The objective is to show the value of NDM for helping the Army address current challenges, including its use of information technologies, its need to downsize forces, and a change in its expected missions.

Descriptors :   *DECISION MAKING, *ARMY PERSONNEL, ARMY TRAINING, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), DECISION THEORY, ARMY PLANNING, JUDGEMENT(PSYCHOLOGY), MENTAL ABILITY, AWARENESS, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), MILITARY DOWNSIZING.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE