Accession Number:

AD0733377

Title:

A Study of Environmental Fctors Influencing Perceived Career Progression of Civil Service Employees.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

184.0

Abstract:

The research concerned the measurement of Civil Service employees perceptions of the factors related to career progression and the identification of the factors of their job environment which influenced these perceptions. The measurement of career progression perceptions consisted of measuring employee perceptions of the content of five key factors in their jobs. These factors are achievement, recognition, job interest, responsibility, and advancement. Two hundred and twenty Civil Service employees answered questionnaires furnishing the above measurements as well as ratings of their feelings of job security, career aspirations and expectations, and the importance of the motivators with respect to their career progression. This data was analyzed to identify significant differences between employees grouped according to various characteristics and to identify significant relationships between several characteristics and overall perceptions of career progression and the importance weights for the motivators. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE