L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

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Doctoral students

HyeonUk Bak

B.A., Public Administration and public policy; M.P.A., Sungkhunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea

Expertise

  • Human resource development
  • Local government
  • Social equity

One of the important values of public administration is to solve social problems around the world. Therefore, policies that public employees and politicians decide affect people and society. HyeonUk studies public administration to help other people, contribute to society, and improve the world with his knowledge. He is now working on his dissertation on how feedback, trust, and organizational commitment affect innovative work behavior among public employees in South Korea. This study could contribute to human resource development theory and managerial practices for the development of an organization.