ERIC Number: ED120530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Leadership in Action: A Text for U.S. Marine Corps Junior ROTC.
Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, VA.
The textbook is addressed to students beginning their second year in a Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Program. Part One (111 pages) discusses psychology, group dynamics, human relations skills, communication skills, military instruction, and problem solving as they apply to a leader. Also discussed are leadership principles, indicators of leadership, and the role of the officer. The second part, Military Orientation and Organization, describes the organization of the Marine Corps including Marine aviation, the Interior Guard, and Military Police. The military-related skills of land navigation and orienteering (a combination of cross-country running and a land navigation) are explained. Part Three contains background information related to drill and associated ceremonies. The last part presents a basic understanding of the operation of the M-14 rifle and the sidearm (.45 pistol). Study questions conclude most of the chapters and a bilbiography is included for each of the four parts. (Author/MS)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Group Dynamics, Human Relations, Individual Psychology, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Learning Processes, Marksmanship, Military Air Facilities, Military Organizations, Military Science, Military Training, Navigation, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, VA.