Employee Job Autonomy and Control in a Restructured Extension OrganizationInternational Journal of Agricultural Management & Development
AbstractThis descriptive cross sectional census study identified the perceptions of Extension and Outreach employees of Iowa State University in the United States about job autonomy and control after two years of a major restructuring. Employees perceived autonomy and control over expressing views and ideas about their work and spending time on the job but perceived little influence over budget allocations and shaping organizational strategies. They felt administrators and external funding sources influenced programming. They perceived contributing most to program implementation and marketing. The findings from this study have implications for operations and programming in Extension and other organizational settings.
Citation InformationMary S. Holz-Clause, Vikram Swaroop Chandra Koundinya, Nancy K. Franz and Timothy O. Borich. "Employee Job Autonomy and Control in a Restructured Extension Organization" International Journal of Agricultural Management & Development Vol. 2 Iss. 4 (2012) p. 277 - 283
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