Research and Development Professionals: An Examination of the Personal Value Systems and Operative Goals of the Scientists, Engineers and Managers in One Government R and D Organization.
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The purpose of the research was to investigate organization goals, personal value systems, and the operative goals of professionals in a research and development organization. The approach followed was to develop a set of value concepts determined to be behaviorally relevant to RD professionals identify a set of goals which were appropriate incorporate value concepts, goals, and demographic variables in a questionnaire administer the questionnaire to the professional members of a major federal government research facility determine the primary value orientations of the professionals and the greatest behavioral relevance and develop a hierarchical ranking of the official goals.