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Accession Number ADA574499
Title Suitability Screening Test for Marine Corps Air Traffic Controllers.
Publication Date Dec 2012
Media Count 36p
Personal Author K. M. Walker R. C. Roberts W. L. Farmer
Abstract The objective of this study was to develop and validate the Marine Air Traffic Controller Suitability Test (MATC-ST), a non-cognitive profile of successful US Marine Corps Air Traffic Controllers (ATC), to assist in the selection and screening process of Marines for ATC duty. Through the use of the Navy Computerized Adaptive Personality Scales (NCAPS), non-cognitive traits were correlated with job advancement and qualifying performance measures, and used to develop the suitability profile of successful Marine ATCs. Hierarchical regression analyses suggest that the MATC-ST accounts for 14% of the variance of ATC job performance.
Keywords Air traffic controllers
Marine corps
Marine corps personnel
Military occupational specialties
Ncaps(Navy computerized adaptive personality scales)
Non- cognitive measurement
Performance(Human)
Personality
Personality tests
Personnel selection
Profiles
Suitability tests
Validation

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
92A - Job Training & Career Development
85A - Air Transportation
Corporate Author Navy Personnel Research Studies and Technology, Millington, TN.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Technical rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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