Public Administration Quarterly

Public Administration Quarterly is a magazine focusing on Politics

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter

An Empirical Assessment of the Relationship between General Citizenship and Work Outcomes
ABSTRACT This article examined the relationship between general citizenship (e.g., political participation, community involvement, general altruism, and disillusionment with government) and two work outcomes (perceived performance and turnover intentions)....
Aspects of Planned Change, Mostly Empirical: Symposium VIII, Part 2
INTRODUCTION The six selections reprinted below close this Part 2 of Symposium VIII, and they also warrant the enthusiasm appropriate for Part 1, in the judgment of the editor. He can hardly wait on Symposium IX. But some work remains to be done, present...
Elaborating on the Theme of 'Od as Applied Behavioral Science': Burnout and Mental Health in a Military Population
ABSTRACT This report has dual purposes, within the overall context of expanding the reach as well as the grasp of OD. Thus, it highlights the strategic importance of stress or burnout for the military. Moreover, the report emphasizes the usefulness for...
The Importance of Organizational Context, II: An Empirical Test of Work Group Cohesiveness and Effectiveness in Two Governmental Bureaucracies
ABSTRACT The authors test a model of the effects of cohesiveness and group norms on group effectiveness given differences in bureaucratic context--specifically, interunit interdependence and social support. Data from survey studies of two diverse government...
The Measurement of the Effectiveness of Institution of a TQM Program in the Atlanta Region of the Wage Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor
ABSTRACT This report focuses on the effects of a consulting intervention on productivity in a public agency. The text explores the background of a worksite design, examines the selection of an appropriate evaluation design to be used to conduct the analysis,...
Transforming Local Government: Practical Experience Building a Program-Based Organization
Absract Can governments make the significant organizational and cultural changes necessary to adopt contemporary business practices and provide services that are faster, better, and cheaper? That question is being answered by an innovative transformation...
Workplace Aggression-The Iceberg beneath the Tip of Workplace Violence: Evidence of Its Forms, Frequency, and Targets
ABSTRACT This study investigates three hypotheses with respect to workplace aggression--behaviors performed by individuals in order to harm others with whom they work or previously worked: (1) contrary to many media reports, most aggression occurring...
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