MR for PO 3&2(14504)
Chapter One
-Leadership, Supervision, and Training-

This chapter covers basic leadership skills, instructional methods, and PQs.

• 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.

Human Needs

• 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 one’s own potential.

• Survival is the most important human need.

• Safety- The 5100 series of OPNAV provides info on a wide range of safety concerns.

Status Reporting

• Make careful, accurate, and up-to-date reports. Remember the four “B’s”:
1. Be on time
2. Be accurate
3. Be Brief
4. Be Gone

Performance Feedback

• 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.
1. Personal
2. Career
3. Performance
4. Disciplinary

• 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
OPNAVIST 3500.34

• 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.

• Instructional methods:
1. Lecturing (most frequently used)
2. Telling
3. Discussing
4. Demonstrating

• 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:
Command size..........CTT

• 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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