The structure of cockpit management attitudes

J Appl Psychol. 1990 Dec;75(6):682-90. doi: 10.1037/0021-9010.75.6.682.


A revised version of the Cockpit Management Attitudes Questionnaire (CMAQ) is introduced. Factor analyses of responses from 3 different samples reveal comparable factor structure (previous attempts to factor analyze this measure had produced equivocal results). Implications for the measurement of attitudes and the assessment of attitude change are discussed. It is argued that the CMAQ will benefit both special training programs and efforts to explore attitude-performance linkages in air-transport operations.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Aerospace Medicine*
  • Aircraft*
  • Attitude*
  • Communication
  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Humans
  • Inservice Training
  • Interpersonal Relations*
  • Personnel Management
  • Surveys and Questionnaires