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Employee needs and expectations in the Irish voluntary sector

Basini, Serge and Buckley, Finian (1997) Employee needs and expectations in the Irish voluntary sector. DCU Business School Research Paper Series. (Paper No. 24). Dublin City University Business School, Ireland. ISSN: 1393-290X

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Abstract

Little research exists on the work needs and expectations of employees in the Irish Voluntary Sector. The paper presents the preliminary findings of the first nation-wide survey of voluntary organisations, focusing on the psycho-social variables underpinning work. The survey employed the Meaning Of Working (MOW)questionnaire, widely used in European work-values research. Results from the 259 respondent voluntary organisations are compared with a private sector population, and indicate significant differences in employee work values, reward expectations and job involvement. The results are discussed and implications for the management and development of the Irish Voluntary Sector are advanced.

Item Type:Working Paper (No. 24)
Refereed:No
Uncontrolled Keywords:employee needs; employee expectations; Irish voluntary sector;
Subjects:Business > Personnel management
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > DCU Business School > DCU Business School Research Paper Series
Publisher:Dublin City University Business School
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:2177
Deposited On:27 Nov 2008 14:24 by Rachel Keegan. Last Modified 27 Nov 2008 14:24

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