Personal Value Systems and Decision-Making Styles of Public Managers

  title={Personal Value Systems and Decision-Making Styles of Public Managers},
  author={Patrick E. Connor and Boris W. Becker},
  journal={Public Personnel Management},
  pages={155 - 180}
This study investigated the question of whether public managers' personal values are related to their decision-making styles. One hundred sixty-one state government managers participated, completing the Rokeach Value Survey and the Rowe Decision Style Inventory. Results indicate that there is an identifiable relationship: Of Rokeach's 14 clusters of values, 12 were significantly related to particular decision-making styles. 

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