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- Federal Employees Trust Career Leaders above Appointees, Says Report - June 21, 2022
Federal Manager's Daily Report, FEDweek
Federal employees overall have more trust in career leaders than in politically appointed ones, and more trust in those they work closely with, says a report from the Partnership for Public Service.
The report, based on survey responses and in-person interviews involving about 500 federal employees total, said that one reason cited for the difference is that “appointees can have difficulty earning trust if staff perceive them to lack the institutional knowledge that many career leaders have or perceive them to be driven by a political agenda.”
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