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What does PSM stand for?

PSM stands for Public Service Motivation (motivation grounded in the public sector)

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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Samples in periodicals archive:

Specifically, they discuss social service performance and the values involved, public value creation and the public service motivation of employees, the different visions of the values a university should serve, local-level practices related to housing and the inclusion of youth in sport, promoting mass participation in sport, elite sport policy, labor market participation, the under-representation of women in top positions, middle managers in organizations, professional soccer clubs involved in social issues, leadership in local community facilities and medical clinics, and the role of the human resource function in organizations.
While most federal employees want to be recognized for their contributions, placing too great an emphasis on merit pay increases, particularly if they are small, may trivialize the public service motivation that we depend upon in our public servants.
Carefully revised and updated, this edition of Understanding and Managing Public Organizations extends previous editions with deeper coverage of collaboration and networks, public values, public service motivation, managerial strategy, performance assessment, innovation and organizational change, and recent trends in public sector management.