Impact of Public Service Motivation on employee’s Adaptive Behavior; An empirical evidence from Nigeria Public Sector

Abuabar Isah Baba


Impact of Public Service Motivation on employee’s Adaptive  Behavior; An empirical evidence from Nigeria Public Sector



Abubakar Isah Baba

Abubakar Abdullahi 111

Umar Aliyu Shinkafi Polytechnic Sokoto State, Nigeria





Despite the high importance attached to the  employee’s adaptive behavior as a dimension of performance, there are shortage of research in this regard. This paper, therefore, intends to examine empirically the impacts of the four dimensions of  public service motivation (PSM) on the employee’s adaptive performance in the Nigeria’s public sector. Stratified random sampling method was used select 336 participants. Data was collected through a questionnaire and analyze with PLS SEM. The detail about the results, implication and limitations are  discussed at the end


Keywords: Adaptive Performance (AD), Public service motivation (PSM),  Public sector.


Adaptive Performance (AD), Public service motivation (PSM), Public sector.

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