MR for PO 3&2(14504)This chapter covers basic leadership skills, instructional methods, and PQs.
-Leadership, Supervision, and Training-
The Fundamentals of Leadership is another term for basic principals of leadership. The following publications govern the rules and regulations of the petty officer:
1. US Navy Regulations
2. Manual for Courts-Matrial
3. Standard Organization and Regulation of the US Navy
Review pages 1-3 Personal Qualities of a Leader.
There are 5 basic human needs:
1. Survival- Basic needs, food, water, sleep
2. Safety/Security- Being secure in your environment
3. Social- Belonging; family, friends, co-workers.
4. Esteem- The feeling of self-importance.
5. Self Actualization- the full realization of ones own potential.
Survival is the most important human need.
Safety- The 5100 series of OPNAV provides info on a wide range of safety concerns.
Make careful, accurate, and up-to-date reports. Remember the four Bs:
1. Be on time
2. Be accurate
3. Be Brief
4. Be Gone
Positive Feedback is the most important type of feedback. It is when you tell your people they are doing a good job.
Constructive Feedback is done when your subordinates fail to meet established standards. Remember correct in private and praise in public.
There are four major types of counseling.
Be a good listener, be fair, be confidential. Do not be quick to judge, and not all problems are solved in one session.
Personnel Qualification Standards PQS
PQS is the minimum knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for a specific watch station or maintain specific equipment.
PQS is not used in nuclear propulsion or the fleet ballistic missile weapons systems.
There are two methods of PQS records keeping:
1. Hard copy (chart)
2. Automated data processing (computer)
Training subordinates is one of the most important challenges faced by a senior petty officer.
For guidelines and training policies refer to OPNAVIST 3120.32 and Standard organization and Regulations of the US Navy Chapter 8.
1. Lecturing (most frequently used)
Command Training Team (CTT) consists of command personnel trained to present the Navy Rights and Responsibilities workshop (NR&R). All personnel must attend an NR&R workshop within 90 days of reporting to a new command. Class sizes should be kept below 20 people. All lesson topics and guidelines for NR&R are provided by the Chief of Naval Education and Training.
CTT Manning Requirements:
CTT members who are inactive in CTT training for over 24 months must repeat the formal training.
Review Chapter 1 MR for 3&2 (14504)
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