Case Study 11: Who Brought Bernadine Healy Down?

Questions for Case study 11

1.Identify and discuss the public service culture present in the case and explain why Wise argue that public service motivation is found more in the government than in private sector.

2.Discuss if the Healy’s motivation for accepting the Red Cross presidency is in line with the public service motives?

3.Discuss what the case study indicates about the modern complexities of professional personnel in the public setting?

4.Does the Wise reading offer some specific answers to contemporary problems of public personnel motivation? If so, how?