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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, ...
Doing more with less : an assessment of senior executive attitudes and behaviors towards innovation in a federal agency
Over the last four decades, the interplay between leadership and innovation has garnered increasing discussion in public administration literature. There is growing evidence that leaders play a significant role in fostering ...