Diversity and Affirmative Action in Public Service

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bout the demographics of local, state and national public agencies, indications are strong that a similar problem exists throughout the public sector workforce.


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1.
A. Patton, "The Coming Promotion Slowdown," The Harvard Business Review, vol. 59 ( March/April 1981), pp. 46-52.
2.
C. Wright, "The Pig in the Python: The Baby Boomers Get a Job," in R. Salinger, ed., The Pig in the Python and Other Tales (Washington: American Society for Training and Development, 1981), pp. 1-28.
3.
D. Yankelovich, New Rules, Searching for Self-Fulfillment in a World Turned Upside Down ( New York: Random House, 1981).
4.
This study was part of a more comprehensive project performed by Urban Systems Research and Engineering, Inc., to develop a system of management indicators by which managers of local human service agencies could monitor agency performance and identify areas for cost effective improvement.
5.
Reported by University of Maryland School of Social Work ( May 1986).
6.
Martin D. Hanlan, "Age and Commitment to Work: A Literature Review and Multivariate Analysis," Research on Aging, vol. 8 ( June 1986), pp. 289-316; Susan R. Rhodes, "Age Related Differences in Work Attitudes and Behavior: A Review and Conceptual Analysis," Psychological Bulletin, vol. 93 (No. 2, 1983), pp. 328-367; Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate, The Costs of Employing Older Workers (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984), S.PRT.98-229.
7.
J. Gibson and S. Klein, "Employee Attitudes as a Function of Age and Length of Service: A Reconceptualization," The Academy of Management Journal, vol. 13 ( December 1970), pp. 411-426.
8.
J. Carnazza, A. Korman, T. Ference, and J. Stoner, "Plateaued and Plan Plateaued Managers: Factors in Job Satisfaction," Journal of Management, vol. 7 ( July 1981), pp. 7-25; J. Near, "Work and Nonwork Correlates of the Career Plateau," in K. Chung, ed., Academy of Management Proceedings '83 ( New York: Academy of Management, 1983), pp. 380-384; R. D. Sylvia and K. Sylvia, "An Empirical Investigation of the Impacts of Career Plateauing," International Review of Public Administration, vol. 8 (No. 3, 1986), pp. 227-243. Carnazza, et al., and Near found that plateauing did affect satisfaction with performance. Sylvia and Sylvia reported no significant relationship.
9.
R. Katz, "Job Longevity as a Situational Factor in Job Satisfaction," Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 23 ( June 1978), pp. 204-223.
10.
T. Bateman and D. Organ, "Job Satisfaction and the Good Soldier: The Relationship Between Affect and Employee Citizenship," Academy of Management Journal, vol. 26 ( December 1983), pp. 587-595.
11.
D. Hall and J. Goodale, Human Resource Management. Strategy Design and Implementation ( Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1986); B. Kaye, Up Is Not the Only Way ( Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982).
12.
J. Wolf, "Career Plateauing in the Public Service: Baby Boom and Employee Bust," Public Administration Review, vol. 43 ( March/April 1983), pp. 160-165.

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