Optimization of Border Managers’ Explicit Psychological Impact on Subordinates
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The article deals with the concepts of optimality and optimisation which are the purpose of psychological process and serve as its main methodological principle. The conditions of application (forming) of the corresponding psychological competence are listed. Factors which constrain the process of border guard officers’ orientation on humanistic values (psychological in their essence) are specified and analysed. It has been established that mastering of humanistic technologies by border guard managers is not a mechanical process but a conscious one requiring a socially organised educational process. The authors has developed his research according to the following methodological principles: firstly, in the process of professional activity an officer-border guard has a psychological influence upon the states, thoughts, feelings and behaviour of his subordinates by means of psychological instruments. Secondly, this influence is carried out explicitly by means of revealing his objectives or where the explicit influence of an officer-border guard upon his subordinates envisages an open message (information) that an addressee receives and the receiver should not think of completeness during this perception. Thirdly, the application of psychological influence by an officer-border guard in the process of professional activity contributes to the personal and intellectual development of subordinates, their professional improvement and personal formation. Self-examination of the personal peculiarities of a border unit chief is a necessary condition of his training to master the human study technologies that allow for further researches in this sphere.
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