THE MOTIVATION FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF SOCIAL WORK IN THE CONTEXT OF PERSONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES OF SOCIAL WORKERS ACTIVE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Angela Almašiová, Katarína Kohútová, Zuzana Gejdošová

Abstract


In the paper, the authors discuss the motivation for the profession of social work and perception of selected elements of personal and professional skills and abilities of social workers, active in the field of public administration. The research was realized while using quantitative strategy using an author’s questionnaire based on a sample of 63 respondents – social workers. Factor analysis has identified unidimensional motivation factor for pursuing the profession of social work and two factors of personal and professional skills and abilities – internal and external equipment of social worker.

Keywords


Public Administration, Professional Skills of Social Workers, Personal Skills of Social Workers

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.13165/SD-18-16-2-01

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