Posts Tagged: Gallup

Presidential Approval Polls: The Effect of International Events

Presidential approval ratings have important consequences for legislative success and, of course, re-election. We also know presidential approval ratings, when they rise or fall below a certain level, signal future presidential successes or presidential struggles. An approval rising above or falling below 50 percent is an important benchmark. There are many factors influencing fluctuations in… Read more »

Some thoughts while reading Human Sigma

Some thoughts while reading Human Sigma by John H. Fleming and Jim Asplund (Gallup Press, 2007) These are not quotes or summaries, these are thoughts which ensued. (Originally posted on Who Cares and So What wiki http:/whocaresandsowhat.com <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> MEASUREMENT DOES NOT EQUAL CONTROL It seems that many people feel like they are being controlled if… Read more »

I Am Public Service – Great Work, In Your Own Words

By now, you are wondering “What’s that banner ad that says iampublicservice.org?” Many of you have clicked on it and learned that it’s a new site that we’ve launched to highlight and honor the heroic work of public servants like you. Here’s a screen shot: A recent survey by Gallup and the Partnership for Public… Read more »