Measuring public service motivation: An assessment of construct reliability and validity

Perry, James L.
January 1996
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jan96, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Presents a scale to measure public service motivation of American government employees using confirmatory factor analysis. Conceptual link of the scale with six dimensions; traction to policy making; Commitment to public interest; Social justice; Civic duty; Self-sacrifice.


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