By Cochran, James Paul
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Dissertation/thesis quantity 3621737
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The United States Office of Personnel Management designed the 2012 Fedview survey to produce reliable estimates of employees’ perceptions regarding the effectiveness of federal agency workforce management. 29 5. It was further assumed that the Fedview survey respondents answered the survey questions earnestly and honestly without bias or motive. The data collected from survey respondents were adjusted to represent the population from which the sample was drawn. The Fedview weighted results represent all Federal employees covered by the survey.
A comparison of the standardized coefficients beta values showed whether there was a moderation effect. The sample for the study consisted of over 687,000 worldwide employees from over 80 United States federal agencies. Survey items for the study analysis were selected from the Fedview survey based on respondent perceptions of organizational performance, organizational leadership, and questions on personal, organizational, and leadership innovation. Because two different modes were used (on-line and paper) to administer the survey, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) considered whether mode effects on 27 responses might be present, in terms of response rates and biases (Dillman, Smyth, & Christian, 2008; Schonlau, Fricker, & Elliott, 2001).
Participation in the survey was voluntary for all respondents. The survey has a number of valuable uses, according to the Office of Personnel Management (Office of Personnel Management, 2012): • Provides general indicators of how well the Federal Government is running its human resources management systems. • Serves as a tool for OPM to assess individual agencies and their progress on strategic management of human capital. • Gives senior managers critical information to answer the question: What can I do to make my agency work better?
Assessing the Relationship between Leadership and Innovation in the Public Sector by Cochran, James Paul