Professionalism and Bureaucracy, 1966 Version 1


The data for this study were gathered in 1966 from professionals in 23 organizations of various types, such as schools, hospitals, law firms, manufacturing firms, advertising firms, brokerage firms, public and private agencies, accounting firms, and a public library. The study focused on the structural and attitudinal aspects of professionalization, and on the organizational settings in which many professional occupations exist. The questionnaire measured the hierarchy of authority, the division of labor, the extent of organizational control and organizationally-defined procedures, the impersonality of interactions, and the technical competence required by the respondents' specific jobs. Demographic data include age group, graduate degrees if any, and membership in professional organizations. Professional personnel in American organizations. Funding insitution(s): National Science Foundation (GS 882). The documentation is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Metadata Access
Creator Hall, Richard
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Contributor National Science Foundation
Publication Year 1984
Rights Download;This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Language English
Resource Type Dataset;survey data
Discipline Not stated
Spatial Coverage {"Time period: 1966","Collection date: 1966"}
Temporal Point 1966-07-01T11:59:59Z