Public servants are individually motivated to help environment, study suggests

8 diciembre 2014

While on the job, public servants contribute not just to mandated sustainability but also to discretionary eco-friendly initiatives of their own, a study shows. «Some people are born with a higher intrinsic need to serve the public,» said a study co-author. «They have a desire to help others and serve society. Government and nonprofit managers, for example, typically have higher levels of public service motivation than business managers.»