Motivation of enlisted personnel in the United States Navy
Hobbs, Ira Earl
Jones, Paul A.
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This thesis is an analysis and critique of the techniques used in the U. S. Navy for motivation of enlisted personnel. the writer does not claim to be qualified to give solutions to the many phases of this intriguing problem, but does bring more than two decades of experience and one year of study of Navy department published and unpublished material, educational, psychological and business publications, and opinions of experienced Naval Officers along this line, to bear upon it. three different, but somewhat related phases will be analyzed: 1) Basic psychological requirements for motivation, 2) Discipline as a motivating factor, 3) Competition as a means of motivation.
This thesis document was issued under the authority of another institution, not NPS. At the time it was written, a copy was added to the NPS Library collection for reasons not now known. It has been included in the digital archive for its historical value to NPS. Not believed to be a CIVINS (Civilian Institutions) title.
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