ERIC Number: ED179703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Human Behavior and Leadership. Naval Education and Training Command Rate Training Manual.
Naval Education and Training Program Development Center, Pensacola, FL.
Written for petty officers and chief petty officers, this training manual and nonresident career course is designed for individual study in leadership techniques and styles, effects of stress and conflict on human behavior, interpersonal communication, human behavior and motivation, and basic theories of teaching and learning. Divided into eleven chapters, each chapter addresses a different subject as it pertains to Naval practice and procedure. Chapter 1 gives an overview of leadership, its meaning, implications for Naval personnel, and leadership styles. Chapter 2 is a summary of different leadership approaches and results. Chapters 3-5 deal respectively with causes of specific human behavior, how human behavior can be influenced, and percpetion of behavior (your own and others). Chapter 6 suggests ways to deal with people under stress (including oneself). Interpersonal relationships and communication techniques and problems are discussed in chapter 7, followed by suggestions and guidelines for management by objectives in chapter 8. The Leader and His Group, chapter 9, defines a group, relates the leader to a group, and suggests effective ways for a leader to function in a group. Chapter 10 addresses problem-solving and decision-making, and chapter 11 indicates effective methods for teaching. (FP)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Naval Education and Training Program Development Center, Pensacola, FL.
Identifiers: Navy; United States
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