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Agents or stewards?: exploring how perception influences the relationship and performance between the government and research contractors at DOE federal laboratories
Public managers face the challenge of the continued need to outsource public services to contractors while managing the contractors in a manner that ensures achievement of the contract goals and objectives and the ...
Effective performance measurement of state and local inspectors general: a multi-methods analysis of current operations and a scorecard for future application
Offices of Inspectors General (OIGs) have been a part of American government since the 1700s but these organizations have evolved a great deal over the years. The first military models gave way to the federal-level models, ...
Innovation and extension relevancy in the 21st century
Rogers (2003) cites the agricultural Extension Service as being the most successful organization in diffusion of research given the tremendous progress made in food production (165). However, he also acknowledges that ...
Cohabitation to collaboration: university center partnerships and the opportunity for an idea state of collaboration
When you embark on a new roommate scenario, sharing space is not always an easy adjustment. This holds true in cohabiting higher education arrangements as well, such as university centers (UCs) where more than one academic ...
Using crowd sourcing to change the real estate landscape
Buying a home is the single largest purchase a person will make in their lifetime and often the most difficult decision. In the past, new home buyers would rely on realtors to assist them in their home search. But as ...
Demographic factors in relation to acculturation and acculturative stress: a comparison of international and domestic university students
This study examined the relationship between 207 international and 173 domestic students' demographic factors on acculturation and acculturative stress. It also examined the extent to which cultural values, Uncertainty ...