Prof. Wang Xuejun Awarded the Young Teachers Fund from Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation

Author:Shang Aiwen Translator:Yan Xuefei Source:Administration Office Reviewer:Wang Xuejun View: Updated:2020.02.08 Font Size:T T T

Recently, the Ministry of Education has announced the winners for the 17th Young Teachers Fund (higher learning institutions) of Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation (FYTEF). 113 projects, including 20 ones set for the teachers from western China, were decided to be sponsored, after the reviews of experts and joint conference reviewers from the foundation’s councils and counselors. Prof. Wang Xuejun was honored on this list for his project “Study on the Effect and Path of Performance Evaluation on Public Service Motivation of Civil Servants: from the Perspective of Public Value”, boasting as the first FYTEF winner from the area of humanities and social sciences in Lanzhou University in recent years.

Performance evaluation has been the classic topic for the research of public administration. Whether it could achieve the desired effect has to be assessed by scientific research. Therefore, Prof. Wang’s project aims to carry out the study on the effect, path, and mechanism of performance evaluation on public service motivation in the current context of China, and put forward the civil servants performance management strategy based on public value, through various research methods as data analysis, interviews, etc. What’s more, it would construct the theoretical framework of performance evaluation on public service motivation from the perspective of public value, and verify the causal relationship between performance evaluation and public service motivation through the civil servants survey data.

Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation was jointly founded by Ministry of Education and Dr. Henry Fok Ying Tung, who donated 100 million HKD in 1986, and known as the former vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and the well-known entrepreneur in Hong Kong. The foundation, set for excellent young teachers in Chinese higher learning institutions and those studying abroad to return to teach in domestic universities, aims to award and sponsor outstanding young teachers with excellent achievements in doing scientific research and teaching. According to the 2019 funding plan, 3 projects nationwide would be sponsored in the category of Sociology, Politics, Ethnology, Demography and Statistics.