Discussion Forum: 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?

Discussion must be from 75 to 150 words, but may go longer depending on the topic. Please cite and reference any outside sources.

Link for the case study: http://www.nytimes.com/2001/12/23/magazine/23REDCROSS.html?pagewanted=1 and is nine pages.