Date of Award


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy


Political Science

First Advisor

Burnside, Randolph


In this study I examine how management practices influence federal employee job satisfaction. I find that employee perception of team boundary spanning, organizational communication and demographic diversity has a sizable influence on job satisfaction. These interactions are moderated by perceptions of managerial trust. This analysis of 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) data suggests that managerial influence on job satisfaction can be more accurately measured by evaluating facets of management.




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