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General Survey of Kentucky State Government Administrators, 1988-1989

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Bugbee, John A.
  • Mohapatra, Manindra K.
  • Rose, Bruce J.
  • Woods, Don Anthony
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation
Free Keywords
government employees; job skills; management; state government; training; work
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Methods

    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..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-12 / 1989-06
    Time period: 1988-12--1989-06
  • 1988-12 / 1989-06
    Collection date: 1988-12--1989-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Kentucky
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All individuals occupying supervisory positions in the executive branch of Kentucky state government.
Random sample of 1,500 trained managers and 1,500 untrained managers.
2010-02-25 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection. Funding insitution(s): National Science Foundation (RII-8704015).
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9408 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09408.v1
  • Mohapatra, Manindra K., et al. Professional Socialization of State Administrators in Kentucky: An Empirical Study. Frankfort, KY: Kentucky State University, School of Public Affairs. 1990.
  • Mohapatra, Manindra K., et al. State Administrators in Kentucky: A Study of Their Professional Socialization, Public Service Values and Political Orientation. Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.Atlanta, GA. 1989.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Bugbee, John A.; Mohapatra, Manindra K.; Rose, Bruce J.; Woods, Don Anthony (1990): General Survey of Kentucky State Government Administrators, 1988-1989. Version 2. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.