City and County Supervisors’ Perceptions of Local Government Merit Systems

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Abstract

Investigates the attitudes of local public administrators in the metropolitan area of a southwestern state toward merit-related issues. Findings show the effects of demographic, partisan, ethnic, and educational characteristics on the perceptions of city and county supervisors. Assesses the implications of differential perceptions for program implementation and proposes research hypotheses as a guide for further inquiry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-42
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Public Administration
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979
Externally publishedYes

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City and County Supervisors’ Perceptions of Local Government Merit Systems. / West, Jonathan.

In: International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.01.1979, p. 31-42.

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