publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

The Effects of Tight Budgetary Control on Managerial Bahaviour in the Swedish Public Sector : Emphasizing Motivation, Commitment, Satisfaction and Stress

Hemsing, Malte; Baker, Fadi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Karlstads universitet, Avdelningen för företagsekonomi
  • Country: Sweden
This thesis study is about the effects of tight budgetary control on managerial behaviour in the Swedish public sector. Managerial behaviour represents the four variables; motivation, organizational commitment, stress, and satisfaction. As previous research mostly investigated the effects of tight budgetary control on organizational performance in the private sector, this study can be seen as one of the first that focus on managerial behaviour and is based on the public sector. For the data collection process, an online questionnaire was created that has been distributed via email to the different participants. Moreover, the study is based on a sample of 62 mana...
free text keywords: Tight budgetary control, motivation, organization commitment, stress, satisfaction.
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