An Updated Look at the Values and Expectations of Federal Government Executives
American Society for Public Administration/Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
How do federal executives view theirjobs and theirfitures in the 1990s? What are the values that guide their actions? Would they recommend afederal career to talentedyoungpeop/e? In a repli- cation ofa study conducted in 1982, Barry Posner and Warren Schmidtfind areas of both consistency and change. Their 1992 survey of 1,006 alumni of the Federal Executive Institute raises a number of issues about the iwture ofagency management, espe- cially in light of efforts to adapt to changing social political, and economic environments.
Posner, B. Z., & Schmidt, W. H. (1994). An Updated Look at the Values and Expectations of Federal Government Executives. Public Administration Review, 54(1), 20-24.