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Study Report

Study Number: QH-002-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1966

Subject Area: Organizational Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Professionalism and bureaucracy, 1966.  [machine-readable data file] / Hall, Richard H.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7314

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 2 volumes hard copy.

Abstract: The data for this study were gathered in 1966 from professionals in 23 various organizations. 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 job. 329 respondents, 2 cards of data per respondent, and 19 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: authority. bureaucracy. interactions. occupations. organizational behavior. organizational control. professionalism. United States.


Hall, Richard H., J. Eugene Haas, and Norman Johnson. ''Organizational Size, Complexity, and Formalization,'' American Sociological Review, 32 (December 1967). Hall, Richard H. ''Professionalization and Bureaucratization,'' American Sociological Review, 33 (February 1968). Hall, Richard H. ''Some Organizational Considerations in the Professional-Organizational Relationship,'' Administrative Science Quarterly, 12 (December 1967).

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