General Survey of Kentucky State Government Administrators, 1988-1989 (ICPSR 9408)

Published: Feb 25, 2010

Principal Investigator(s):
John A. Bugbee; Manindra K. Mohapatra; Bruce J. Rose; Don Anthony Woods

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This data collection was designed to determine whether management training affected attitudes and behavior of the public managers in Kentucky state government in a way predicted by a theoretical construct. Respondents were questioned about their attitudes towards the importance of management knowledge and skills in their present jobs, the importance of training programs to their growth as public managers, and the effect of training programs on their work. In addition, data were gathered regarding respondents' professional activities and views on public service. Background information presented includes the respondent's sex, ethnic origin, education attainment, management level, number of years with state government, recent position change, and income level.

Bugbee, John A., Mohapatra, Manindra K., Rose, Bruce J., and Woods, Don Anthony. General Survey of Kentucky State Government Administrators, 1988-1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-02-25.

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National Science Foundation (RII-8704015)

1988-12 -- 1989-06

1988-12 -- 1989-06

Random sample of 1,500 trained managers and 1,500 untrained managers.

All individuals occupying supervisory positions in the executive branch of Kentucky state government.

mail questionnaire

survey data



2010-02-25 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1990-12-04 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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