Public Service Motivation And Social Institution Antecedents Among The Nigerian Civil Service: A Proposed Framework
Public Service Motivation (PSM) is still a new field of study which need to be extended to various parts of the world, especially third world countries like Nigeria, in order to ascertain or generalized the results of the construct. This study is aimed at examining the concept of PSM, what it is, its Nature, its dimensions and antecedents. The paper is limited to three social institution antecedents; family socialization, religion socialization and professionalism. The paper argued that, the level of PSM of Nigerian worker is very low compared to that of other developed countries. It further argued that Family socialization, Religious socialization and professionalism can play a very vital role in raising the level of PSM.
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