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Infrastructure: Testing Ground for Organizational Collaborative Governance?

Infrastructure: Testing Ground for Organizational Collaborative Governance?

Ultimately, the perceived challenges associated with infrastructure serve as enticements (or low hanging fruit, if you will) for organizational behavioral solutions emanating through newly structured collaborative governance.…

Limiting Free Speech on Campus

Limiting Free Speech on Campus

America was founded on the basis that there are certain rights that we are granted by living and breathing. As America has grown, practitioners have entered leading roles who want…

Who Cares for the Caregivers? Reaching the Limits of Public Policy

Who Cares for the Caregivers? Reaching the Limits of Public Policy

This summer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a stunning report on the incidence of suicide in the United States. From 1999 to 2016, suicide rates increased more…

The American Soul

The American Soul

Let’s talk about the American Soul, shall we? We talk about the essence of what Americanism is — but the term “soul” remains somewhat elusive. If you believe that we…

Communication Constitutes Public Organizations? Communication’s Role in Public Administration

Communication Constitutes Public Organizations? Communication’s Role in Public Administration

My purpose in this article is to advocate using another research perspective to understand better how public policy is formed and implemented through communication. the communicative constitution of organization (CCO)…

Signing in Instead of Walking in: The New Normal of Education

Signing in Instead of Walking in: The New Normal of Education

A computer, internet connection, username and password are all you need to tap into your college education. As such, college instructors are forced to change their ways. No more dry…

Performance Foundations of Public Administrators: Service Beyond the Job Description

Performance Foundations of Public Administrators: Service Beyond the Job Description

The formal performance review has become an embedded part of measuring public service. It can be administered annually, quarterly or monthly. Initially, it is connected with a probationary period and…

Are Government Managers Less Concerned with Efficiency than Private Sector Managers?  

Are Government Managers Less Concerned with Efficiency than Private Sector Managers?  

We often hear that government is not efficient, that there is just not the same pressure on government managers to achieve efficiency as there is in the private sector. I…

State Governments and City Revenues: The Amount Given by States to Their Cities Varies Greatly from State-to-State

State Governments and City Revenues: The Amount Given by States to Their Cities Varies Greatly from State-to-State

In the states throughout our nation, our state legislators should help the public officials in their local governments to diversify their revenue sources, so they can decrease their reliance on…

Part III: Implementing Employee Perspectives

Part III: Implementing Employee Perspectives

Research suggests that effective leaders don’t just pay lip service to the concerns of employees but rather implement employee perspectives. Today’s article offers suggestions for doing just that — implementing…

Translating Research into Policy Requires Relationship Building

Translating Research into Policy Requires Relationship Building

Academic institutions aspire not only to create new knowledge, but also hope that the new insights generated by the thousands of highly trained researchers will improve life for the broad…

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