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Military Leadership

An Overview and Introduction to the Military Psychology Journal Special Issue

Categorized Under: Defense, Organizational Learning + Performance, Performance Management, Research + Evaluation, Scientific + Engineering Analysis, Surveys, Training + Technical Assistance



ICF International's Ray Morath and Arnold Leonard contributed to the development of the introduction for a special issue of Military Psychology, titled Military Leadership: An Overview and Introduction to the Special Issue. The special issue addresses the myriad challenges and shifting strategic priorities that face today's military leaders and contains papers that provide new insights to advance discussions and spawn new research on these issues. Contemporary challenges and opportunities faced by military leaders are summarized and an overview is provided of the papers in the special issue. This issue is available for purchase from the publisher.

Authored By

  • Ray Morath

    FellowICF International

    Ray Morath has more than 18 years of experience managing and contributing to applied research projects for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and federal, state, and private sector clients, and he is the program manager for the ARI COMPLETERS II contract. Dr. Morath's experience includes managing and conducting organizational assessments, job analyses, performance assessment, classification, development and validation of tests, including situational judgment tests, interactive computerized tests, training and experience exams, managerial assessment centers, work sample tests, job knowledge tests, personality tests, biodata exams, structured interviews, and cognitive ability tests.

    Dr. Morath has expertise in the areas of individual differences, measurement, leadership, biodata, and retention. His work in these areas has been presented at professional society conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals. He has performed work for the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Army Research Institute, U.S. Air Force (USAF), U.S. Center for Army Leadership (CAL), U.S. Joint Staff, Alabama Department of Transportation, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Procter & Gamble, Exxon, American Cyanamid, and the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology.

  • Arnold Leonard

    Technical SpecialistICF International

    Arnold Leonard has more than 35 years of experience in higher education, curriculum design, leadership development, and organizational development, including 10 years in three accredited institutions of higher education. Dr. Leonard has worked in diverse military and civilian assignments in both the United States and overseas. His strengths include curriculum and instructional development, organizational and individual needs assessment, design and evaluation of educational programs, teaching, leadership development, counseling, and planning.

Insight Details

Published: Dec 1, 2011
Authors: , , Stephen J. Zaccaro (George Mason University)
Source: Taylor and Francis Online for the Military Psychology Journal

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