ERIC Number: ED110700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Organizational Functioning: Concepts Training: A Manual for Navy Human Resource Management Specialists.
Franklin, Jerome L.; Spencer, Gregory J.
The materials in the manual are intended to provide the reader with a basic knowledge of the way work gets accomplished in organizations and with some basic tools useful for learning and teaching these concepts. The first section introduces the general nature of organizations and includes materials about the nature of groups and their place in organizations and the importance of such concepts as roles, control, authority, and power. The next section covers the major social-psychological aspect of organizational functioning as measured by the Navy Human Resource Management Survey. Subsections examine major organizational factors including command climate, supervisory leadership, peer leadership, and work group processes and also briefly describe the areas of integration of personnel and mission and satisfaction. The third major section is a presentation of the model of organizations used as a basis for the survey. Included is a description of relationships among the factors discussed in the first section. The final section provides exercises that have been found valuable for teaching and learning about the concepts described in earlier sections and includes examples of a few of these exercises. A 20-item annotated bibliography and items and indexes used in the survey are appended. (Author/PR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Naval Personnel, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Inst. for Social Research.