Personal determinants of the expeditionary activities effectiveness of the participants of expedition "Arctic Floating University"

Lead Author Irina, Porokhina
Institution Contact Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov The Russian Federation, 163002, Arkhangelsk, Northern Dvina Embankment, 17
Co-Authors Natalia Simonova, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
Theme Theme 4: Building Long-term Human Capacity
Session Name 4.5 Work and workers in the Arctic
Datetime Thu, Sep 15, 2016 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Presentation Type Oral
Abstract text The purpose of the study is to identify personal characteristics that influence the effectiveness of the expedition activities of the Arctic floating university’ members.
Materials and methods. This study was conducted as part of a scientific expedition Arctic Floating University in the period from 01 to 20 August 2014. The participants were students, graduate students, young and experienced researchers in the Arctic, which were on the research ship "Professor Molchanov". The study involved 30 participants. Women accounted for 56% of the total number of subjects, men - 44%. The average age of respondents was 24,13 ± 1,026 years.
For the diagnosis of the level of efficiency of forwarding activities used: Expert assessment of the work effectiveness on the following evaluation criteria: ability to work in a team, emotional stability, endurance, maintaining of operability, motivation to work, independence, initiative; professional skills (knowledge, skills); self-assessment of the work effectiveness on the same criteria; questionnaire "Integral job satisfaction." In accordance with the terms of the study, three experts participated in the evaluation - the head of the expedition and leaders of research units.
For the diagnosis of personal characteristics of the following methods were used: Questionnaire of terminal values (I.G. Senin), Questionnaire "The level of subjective control" (J. Rotter), the technique of studying of character accentuations K. Leonhard (modification of H. Smishek), Questionnaire of formal-dynamic properties of individuality (V.M. Rusalov), Express method for assessing the socio-psychological climate in the team (A. Mikhalyuk, L.Y. Shalyto).
Results. Efficiency forwarding activities in terms of the head of research unit is determined by the desire and ability of the participants to compliance of formal requirements and communication - the ability to establish social contacts. From the perspective of expedition participant, determinants are desire to establish social relationships, self-expression, interest, creativity and optimism.
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