Public Service Motivation

P-Hacking, P-Curves, and the PSM-Performance Relationship: Is there evidential value?

Recent developments in the social sciences have demonstrated that we cannot uncritically aggregate the published research on a particular effect to conclude about its presence or absence. Instead, questionable research practices such as p-hacking …

The Stability and Change of PSM-related Values across Time: Testing Theoretical Expectations against Panel Data

This article is a response to calls in prior research that we need more longitudinal analyses to better understand the foundations of PSM and related prosocial values. There is wide agreement that it is crucial for theory building but also for …

The PSM-Leadership Fit: A model of performance information use

This article examines the use of performance information by public managers. It conceptualizes purposeful data use as a type of extra‐role behaviour which requires additional effort on the part of the managers and which is not extrinsically rewarded. …

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