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Principal Investigator(s): Blau, Peter M.; Heydebrand, Wolf; Stauffer, Robert
This study analyzed public personnel agencies -- executive agencies of the Civil Service Commission that administer the personnel policies of state and local governments. Some special agencies, such as port authorities and some Canadian agencies, were also included. The data cover the structure of the agency, professionalism, specialization, and the agency's performance of its duties.
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Blau, Peter M., Wolf Heydebrand, and Robert Stauffer. PUBLIC PERSONNEL AGENCIES STUDY, 1958. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago, Comparative Organization Research Program [producer], 196?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1976. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07081.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07081.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (GS-553)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: government agencies, local government, management, organizational behavior, organizational structure, organizations, personnel management, personnel policy, state government, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Public personnel agencies in the United States and Canada, including some port authorities.
Data Types: administrative records data
Sample: The agencies were selected from the rolls of the Public Personnel Association.
records of the Public Personnel Association
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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