The Values of American Managers: An Update Updated

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Spring 1992


University of California Press Journals


"The direction and vitality of corporate America and its managers cannot be fully understood without knowing more about the values and visions of the men and women who manage it" is as true today as it was ten years ago when we originally reported on a nationwide survey of managers and their values. This study, involving over 1,500 managers, replicates our earlier research and reveals that certain values are enduring (such as what we look for in leaders), while other values are changing (such as how we balance personal and work demands).