ERIC Number: ED033298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Army Management Views: Report of the 4th Biennial Management Instructors' Seminar July 21-26, 1968.
Hancock, Chester H.; And Others
The report of the Fourth Biennial Management Instructors' Seminar (July 21-26, 1968) which deals with the improvement of management education in the Army, contains presentations of guest speakers and reports of seminar workshops. The former presents the components of management -- planning, decision-making, productivity, communication, and motivation; transitions in management and the increasing awareness of human relationships; the clarification of systems analysis; the Army's Resource Management System; production planning and control at the Continental Army Command (CONARC) maintenance engineering agency; face-to-face motivation; decision-making in the defense environment; and the psychotechnology of learning. Reports focused on management electives in officer career courses (Cougar workshop); usefulness of computer-assisted instruction in management training (Mustang workshop); and a case study method, role-playing, and T-group techniques (Bronco workshop). Included in the appendixes is information on assignments, organization, and operation of workshops. (Author/nl)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Conferences, Decision Making, Engineering, Equipment Maintenance, Financial Problems, Information Systems, Learning Processes, Management Development, Motivation, Simulation, Supervision, Systems Analysis
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (AD-688-098, MF $.65, HC $3.00)
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Authoring Institution: Army Management School, Fort Belvoir, VA.