2019 Fred Riggs Symposium

Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA)
Friday, March 8 2019 | 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
M. Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore, SICA Chair
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Riggs Symposium Organizing Committee (2019)  
Kim Moloney, Chair-Elect of SICA, Murdoch University, Australia (Chair)
Peter Haruna, Texas A & M International University, US (Member)
Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands (Member)
Naim Kapucu, University of Central Florida, US (Member)
Gedeon Mudacumura, immediate past SICA Chair, Cheyney University, US (Member)
Alasdair Roberts, University of Massachusetts – Amherst, US (Member)

Garcia-Zamor Best Paper Committee (2019)
Peter Haruna, Texas A & M International University, US (Chair)
Demetrios Argyriades, United Nations (Member)
Atta Ceesay, Buffalo State University, US (Member)
Ali Farazmand, Florida Atlantic University, US (Member)
Rym Kaki, University of Southern California, US (Member)

Total Time for Each Panel: 75 Minutes
Panel Chair Introduction: 1 minute per panel
Presentations: 10-12 minutes per paper
Discussant Responses: 5-7 minutes per panel
Audience Q & A: 15-20 minutes per panel


Program

RIGGS SYMPOSIUM WELCOME
8:00 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.
  1. Jane Pisano, President, American Society for Public Administration (University of Southern California, US)
  2. M. Shamsul Haque, Chair, Section on International and Comparative Administration (National University of Singapore)
  3. Kim Moloney, Chair, Riggs Symposium Committee; Chair-Elect, Section on International and Comparative Administration (Murdoch University, Australia)

Room A Panels

Panel 1:
Perspectives on Education Reforms within Muslim Societies
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

  • Chair: Nadeen Makhlouf, American University, US
  • Co-Discussants: Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim, Cairo University, Egypt (to discuss papers 1-4); Nadeen Makhlouf, American University, US (to discuss paper 5)
  1. Reconstructing Education Policy: A Look at the Role of International Organizations in Setting Precedents in Education Policy, Nadeen Makhlouf, American University, US
  2. The 'Third Space': Rethinking Education Reform in Muslim Societies, Ilham Nasser, International Institute of Islamic Thought, US; Cynthia Miller-Idriss, American University, US; Ahmed Al-Wani, International Institute of Islamic Thought, US
  3. Mapping the “learning to be” of education in majority Muslim societies, Ilham Nasser, International Institute of Islamic Thought, US
  4. Empathy, Muslim Philanthropy, and Advancing Education Reform in Muslim Societies, Sara Konrath, Indiana University; Shariq Siddiqui, Indiana University, US; Saulat Pervez, International Institute of Islamic Thought, US
  5. Ideas, Ideology, and Education Reform Proposals in Egypt since 2011, Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim, Cairo University, Egypt

Panel 2:
Development Policy and Management: Global Perspectives
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Co-Chairs: Farhad Hossain, University of Manchester, UK; Anthony Kumasey, University of Professional Studies, Ghana
  • Discussant: Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore

  1. Environmental Sanitation as ‘Wicked Problem’: Issues Affecting Actors’ Relations in Environmental Policy Implementation in Ghana, Franklin Yayra Adorsu-Djentuh, University of Manchester, UK; Farhad Hossain, University of Manchester, UK; Bridgit Kabah, University of Manchester, UK; Issifu Abdulai Amadu, University of Manchester, UK
  2. Public Service Provision for Refugees: Perspectives from Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Emrah Atar, University of Manchester, UK; Farhad Hossain, University of Manchester, UK; Christopher J Rees, University of Manchester, UK; Osama Abufarraj, University of Manchester, UK
  3. Political Will as an Enabler of Public Management Reform: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates, Abu Elias Sarkar, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  4. Infrastructure Development and Public Private Partnerships in Developing Countries: Lessons drawn from Ghana and Nigeria, Irene Nafisatu Okhade, University of Manchester, UK; Aminu Mamman, University of Manchester, UK; Franklin Yayra Adorsu-Djentuh, University of Manchester, UK; Farhad Hossain, University of Manchester, UK
  5. Examining the Inexplicable Causes of Dysfunctional Behaviours in the Ghanaian Public Service: From the Perspectives of Social Capital and Agency Theories, Anthony S. Kumasey, University of Professional Studies, Ghana; Farhad Hossain, University of Manchester, UK

Panel 3:
E-Government and Social Media in China, Southeast Asia, and South Asia
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.


  • Chair: Yvonne Haigh, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Discussant: Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands

  1. Social Media usage in Local Governments – A case study of the Czech Republic, Makysova Lucia, Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Hruza Filip, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  2. A curse or blessing? Use of Social Media in Emergency Response and Recovery in China, Shuhua Monica Liu, Fudan University, China; Liting Pan, Fudan University, China
  3. E-governance in Rural Local Self-government in India, Suparna Soni, SUNY-Buffalo, US
  4. Guarding against Quiet Corruption: the Reverse Effect of Electronic Participation Policies in a Developing State, Hoa Thai, DaNang Institute for Socioeconomic Development, Vietnam
  5. Using E-governance to Engage Citizen Participation in Policy Implementation in India, Pooja Paswan, Jamia Millia Islamia University, India
  6. Empowerment of Rural India Through Digital Governance, Anurag Kumar Srivastava, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, India

Panel 4:
Advancing Public Accountability under a Neoliberal State: Challenges to Democratic Governance?
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.


  • Co-Chairs: M. Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore; Paola Mattei, University of Milan, Italy
  • Discussant: Aroon P. Manoharan, University of Massachusetts at Boston, US

  1. Public Accountability Challenges under the Era of Big Data: Balancing the Competing Demands in Advancing Public Service, Wilson Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  2. Challenges to Public Service Motivation: How the Pursuit of External Rewards Impacts Public Servants’ Work Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Zeger van der Wal, National University of Singapore
  3. Merit pay Policies in Italian public schools: Measurement and Conceptual Innovation of the 2015 reform, Daniele Checchi, University of Milan, Italy; Paola Mattei, University of Milan, Italy
  4. Accountability to the Number for Organized Interests: Critical Essay on the Idealism of Big Data and Citizen’s Participations, Kilkon Ko, Seoul National University, South Korea
  5. Neoliberal Restructuring of Public Governance: Implications for Public Accountability in Asian Democracies, M. Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore

Panel 5:
Immigration and Deportation Experiences of Non-US Nationals
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Chair: Peter Haruna, Texas A&M International University, US
  • Discussant: Mehnaaz Momen, Texas A&M International University, US

  1. Analysis of Public Values Perspective in Immigration Policy, Peter Haruna, Texas A&M International University, US
  2. The Administrative State and Immigration Policy, Abraham Benavides, University of North Texas at Denton, US
  3. Immigration and Deportation Experiences of Mexican Nationals, Jesus Pena, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico
  4. Compassionate Immigration Policy Advocacy, Selene Cruz, Texas A&M International University, US

Panel 6:
Comparative Public Human Resources Management:
Reforms, Training and Recruitment
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.


  • Chair: Pooja Paswan, Jamia Millia Islamia University, India
  • Discussant: Rumki Basu, Jamia Millia Islamia University, India

  1. Impact of new public management reforms on organizational and employee outcomes: A multi-national comparative study, Charlene M. L. Roach, University of West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago; Rashmi Chordiya, Seattle University, US; Meghna Sabharwal, The University of Texas at Dallas, US
  2. Decentralization Policies: Comparative Institutional Analysis of India and Indonesia, Nazife Emel Ganapati, Florida International University, US; Sukumar Ganapati, Florida International University, US
  3. Public Administration Pedagogy in India, Aroon Manoharan, Associate Professor University of Massachusetts; Shilpa Viswanath, Rutgers University-Newark, US; Meghna Sabharwal, The University of Texas at Dallas, US
  4. Lateral Entry Scheme: An Elixir to India’s Ailing Civil Services, Pallavi Awasthi, Florida International University, US.
  5. Impact of Government Policies and Culture on Strategic HRM in Chinese Multinational Enterprises. Ning Kang, University of Manchester, UK; Franklin Yayra Adorsu-Djentuh, University of Manchester, UK; Farhad Hossain and Aminu Mamman, University of Manchester, UK

Panel 7:
Global Perspectives on Emotional Labor in the Public Service
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Chair/Moderator: Mary Guy, University of Colorado Denver, US

  1. Bolivia, Pamela Medina, University of Colorado at Denver, US
  2. China, Xiaojun Lu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  3. India, Pallavi Awasthi, Florida International University, US
  4. Italy, Sibylla Verdi, University of Padua, Italy
  5. South Korea, Hyun Jung Lee, MyongJi University, Korea
  6. Pakistan, Aisha Azhar, University of Central Punjab, India
  7. Philippines, Ador Torneo, De La Salle University, Philippines
  8. Rwanda, Sebawit Bishu, University of Colorado Denver, US
  9. Taiwan, Chih-Wei Hsieh, City University of Hong Kong
  10. Thailand, Amporn Tamronglak, Thammasat University, Thailand
  11. United Kingdom, Sharon Mastracci, University of Utah, US
  12. United States, Geri Miller-Fox, University of Utah, US
  13. Methodological Issues in Comparative Research, Seung-Bum Yang, Konkuk University, South Korea

Room B Panels


Panel 8:
Public Service and Good Governance in India: Advancements, Challenges and Opportunities
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

  • Chair: Aroon P. Manoharan, University of Massachusetts – Boston, US
  • Discussant: Meghna Sabharwal, University of Texas at Dallas, US

  1. Right to Public Service Acts in India: Tools of Public Accountability and Ethical Governance. Rumki Basu, Jamia Milia Islamia, India
  2. The never ending fight against corruption in India, Krishna Tummala, Kansas State University, US
  3. Governance and public service delivery in India: India’s attempt to overcome challenges in public service delivery, Pooja Paswan, Jamia Millia Islamia University, India
  4. SMART City Initiatives in India: A Case of Devolution or Disenfranchisement? Shilpa Viswanath, Rutgers University – Newark, US

Panel 9:
Comparative Study of Quality of Government (QofG): Does QoG Matter in Public Service?
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Co-chairs: M. Jae Moon, Yonsei University, South Korea; Carl Dahlström, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Discussant: James Perry, Indiana University, US

  1. Quality of Local Government and Public Service Delivery: A Comparative Study on EU countries and Asian countries, Marina Nistotskaya, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Carl Dahlström, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  2. A Comparative Study of the Effects of Decentralization on Public Trust. Taehyung Kim, Odkhuu Kh, Hanbit Kim, and M. Jae Moon, Yonsei University
  3. Information and Telecommunication Technologies and Quality of Government: A Comparative Analysis of Multi-countries Panel Data, Hyesong Ha, and M. Jae Moon, Yonsei University
  4. A Comparative Study of Citizens’ Preferences of Policy Instruments: Does Quality of Government Matter? Beom Geun Cho, State University of New York at Albany, US

Panel 10:
Impact of International Bureaucracies
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

  • Co-Chairs: Nora Wagner, German University of Administrative Sciences, Germany; Michael Bauer, German University of Administrative Sciences, Germany
  • Co-Discussants: Meng-Hsuan Chou, NTU Singapore / Princeton University, Singapore and US; Ali Farazmand, Florida Atlantic University, US

  1.  “Not So Different After All”: Behavioural Patterns and Governance Dynamics in the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jarle Trondal, University of California at Berkeley, US; Stefan Gänzle, University of Agder, Norway; Nadja S. Kühn, University of Agder, Norway
  2. Charting Three Trajectories for Globalizing Public Administration Research and Theory, Shena Ashley, Urban Institute, US; Soonee Kim, Korean Development Institute, US; Harry Lambright, Syracuse University, US
  3. The influence of International Public Administrations: a comparative approach, Jörn Ege, German University of Administrative Sciences, Germany; Michael W. Bauer, German University of Administrative Sciences, Germamy; Nora Wagner, German University of Administrative Sciences, Germany
  4. International organizations at the street-level: Explaining the staffing mix of IGO country offices, Steffen Echkard, University of Konstanz, Germany; Xavier Fernández-i-Marín, LMU Munich, Germany
  5. UNRWA as a Hybrid International Public Administration: Resource Mobilization Between Geopolitics and the Provision of State-Like Services for Palestine Refugees, Klaus H. Goetz, LMU Munich, Germany; Ronny Patz, LMU Munich, Germany; Svanhildur Thorvaldsdottir, LMU Munich, Germany
  6. Public Administration and Internationalization – Status quo and ways ahead, Rahel M. Schomaker, CUAS Villach, Germany

Panel 11:
Challenging an Understanding of the ‘Administrative State’
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.


  • Chair: Kim Moloney, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Discussant: Alasdair Roberts, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US

  1. Populism and Public Administration: Confronting the Administrative State, B. Guy Peters, University of Pittsburgh, US; Jon Pierre, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  2. Islamic Public Administration in Asia: Building a conceptual framework, Adrian Kay, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
  3. Administering the Transnational: Importance and “Interaction Flows”, Kim Moloney, Murdoch University, Australia
  4. Designing Inter-Regional Cooperation through Policy Dialogues, Meng-Hsuan Chou, NTU Singapore and Princeton University, Singapore/US.
  5. Professional Administration: Recapturing Purpose and Method, Ray Cox, University of Akron, US

Panel 12:
Intersections of Politics, Administration, and Governance
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

 
  • Chair: Naim Kapucu, Professor, University of Central Florida, US
  • Discussant: Farhad Hossain, University of Manchester, UK

  1. Using System Dynamics to Improve Public Participation in Policy Assessments, Jia Shi, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China; Naim Kapucu, University of Central Florida, US; Xiangnan Hu, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China; Xuesong Guo, Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China; Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
  2. Political Interference and Disaster Management: A Preliminary Investigation of Political Influence in The Gambia, Atta Cessay, SUNY Buffalo State, US; Jason Rivera, SUNY Buffalo State, US; Aminata Shah, Towson University, US
  3. Positioning the Public Service for the Future: Learning from the Past and Predicting Future Requirements, Andrew Podger, Australian National University, Australia
  4. Management in Context: The Moderating Effect of Party System on the Management- Performance Relationship in Colombia and Mexico, Ricardo Bello-Gomez, Indiana University, US; Johabed Olvera, Indiana University, US; Claudia Avellaneda, Indiana University, US
  5. A Neo-Institutional Perspective on Anti-Corruption Policy: China’s Tiger Hunt and India’s Demonetization Compared, Lina Vyas, The Education University of Hong Kong; Alfred M. Wu, National University of Singapore.
  6. Rural Women as Community Change-Makers: Role of Increased Participation of Women in Grassroots Governance and Community-Development Projects in South Asia, Suparna Dutta, Virginia Commonwealth University, US

Panel 13:
Lessons Learned: Implementing Policy in Multiple Contexts
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

  • Chair: Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Discussant: Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor, Florida International University, US

  1. European Semester monitoring effects upon the implementation in EU member states. Integrating migrant labor force, Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands
  2. Implementing Open Government in Central Asia, Saltanat Janenova, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
  3. Co-production processes at local level in Central and Eastern Europe, Cristina M. Stanica, University of Delaware, US
  4. Subordinates or Partners: Government-Nonprofit Relationships in Public Service Delivery in China, Yijia Jing, Fudan University, China
  5. The Governance of Refugee Integration Process in Romania: Evidences from the European Migrant Crisis, Mihai Ungureanu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bulgaria; Diana Camelia Iancu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bulgaria
  6. Opening the black box: Explaining the effects and mechanisms of municipal performance in climate change, Renzo De La Riva Aguero, Indiana University at Bloomington, US

Panel 14:
Rapid Reforming Uzbekistan: Lessons for Comparative Administration
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Chair: Kim Moloney, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Discussant: Jennifer Murtazashvili, University of Pittsburgh, US

  1. Local Governance and Public Sector Reform in Uzbekistan, Rauf Salahodjaev, Centil Advisory, Uzbekistan; Shahnoza Tosheva, Centil Advisory, Uzbekistan
  2. Citizen Engagement from the Top Down? Lessons from the Uzbekistan Experience, Nina Kolabashkina, World Bank, US/Uzbekistan
  3. Public administration reform to accelerate transformations in Uzbekistan, Kamila Mukhamedhanova, United Nations Development Programme, US/Uzbekistan
  4. Can Foreign Investment Promote Domestic Administrative Reform? Sardor Azam, Westminster University, Uzbekistan; Alim Alimov, Center for Management of State Assets, Uzbekistan

Sessions


Room A: Georgia 8
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.: Welcome

Susan T. Gooden, President, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and Virginia Commonwealth University
Gedeon M. Mudacumura, Chair of ASPA’s Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA), Cheyney University
M. Shamsul Haque, Chair of the Riggs Symposium Coordinating Committee, National University of Singapore

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
PANEL I: Redefining the Role of Public Service under Pro-market Reforms in Asia

Moderator:
M Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore

Discussant:
Kilkon Ko, Seoul National University

Papers:
M Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore
Towards an Indirect Role of the Public Service: Trends and Implications in Southeast Asia
Kim Moloney, University of Miami
Structural Barriers to an Asian Century of Public Administration
Kilkon Ko and Kayoung Shin, Seoul National University
Why Citizens Have Negative Images on Public Service? Is It Because of Government Failure or Personal Traits?
Wilson Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Role of the Public Service and Innovation and Technology Policy of Hong Kong: Promoting Science, Market or Rent- Seeking?
 
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
PANEL II: Governance & Community Development: Enhancing Communities and Democracy Simultaneously

Moderator:
Peter Haruna, Texas A & M International University

Discussant:
Atta Ceesay, SUNY - Buffalo State College

Papers:
Ashley Nickels, Kent State University
Jason Rivera, SUNY Buffalo State
New Public Service and Community Development: Firmly Situating Community Development within the Field of Public Administration
Kirk Leach, Rowan University
Cross-Sector Community Partnerships and the Growing Importance of High Capacity Nonprofits in Urban Governance
William Hatcher, Augusta University
Cultivating Community Assets: Using Administrative Practices and Design to Better Communities
Colleen Casey, University of Texas at Arlington
Social Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges of Merging Community Development and Private Interests

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
PANEL III: Comparing Public Service Delivery in Africa: Lessons Learned


Moderator:
Gedeon M. Mudacumura, Cheney University

Discussant:
Rym Kaki, University of Southern California

Papers:
Atta Cessay, SUNY, Buffalo
Aminata Sillah, Towson University
Decentralization and Challenges of Public Sector Reform in The Gambia

Genevieve Enid Meyers, University of Detroit Mercy
Decentralization and Public Service Delivery in Uganda

George Atisa, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Aziza Zemrani, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Role of Public Service in Socio-economic Development in Kenya and Morocco

Peter Haruna, Texas A & M International University
 Akamboe Ayirebasia, Miller Institute of Transdisciplinary Studies, Ghana
Development Management from a Participatory Methodology Perspective: Issues and Experiences in Ghana’s Rural and Semi-Rural Communities

3:45 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
PANEL IV: Role of National & International Non-profit Organizations in Governance


Moderator:
Yijia Jing, Fudan University

Discussant:
Jeanne-Marie Col, John Jay College, CUNY

Papers:
Yijia Jing,  Fudan University and Hao Wang
Dual Identity and Nonprofit Contracting with Governments
Darkhan Zhiyenbay, Bolashak Center for International Program, Kazakhstan
Untaken Opportunities: When Governance is Unaware of Vast Agribusiness Benefiy
Kelly Ann Krawczyk, Auburn University
The Impact of US-Based INGO Funding to Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and Developments
Ralph Brower, Florida State University (co-authored)
 On ‘learn-how’ professionalism in a developing nation context: City planners, disaster risk reduction management, and poor communities in Metro Manila

Room B: Macon
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
PANEL I: Continuing with the Public Service: Reforms, Innovations, and Contributions


Moderator:
Raymond Cox, University of Akron

Discussant:
Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands

Papers:
Alikhan Baimenov,  Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana, Kazakhstan (co-authored):
The Practical Implications for Development of Trends in Public Administration Reform around the World
Raymond Cox, University of Akron
Why am I steering, if there is no one rowing?” Reaffirming the positive contribution of government initiatives
Mehmet Akif Demircioglu, Indiana University-Bloomington
Analyzing Reforms and Innovations in the Australian Government: Recognizing the Role of the Public Service for Innovations
George Vernardakis, Middle Tennessee State University
Public Policy Making in France According to Participant Perceptions

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
PANEL II: Challenges to Public Sector Role: Ethics, Integrity and Corruption

Moderator:
Kim Moloney, University of Miami

Discussant:
Meghna Sabharwal, University of Texas

Papers:
Meghna Sabharwal, University of Texas-Dallas
Charlene M. L. Roach, University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago
Wayne Charles-Soverall, University of the West Indies, Barbados
Ethics and Organizational Performance: A Comparative Perspective from a Caribbean Study
Can Chen, Florida International University
Does Fiscal Transparency Reduce Corruption? A Cross-Country Panel Data Analysis
Anthony S. Kumase, Farhad Hossain
Aminu Mamman, University of Manchester
Examining Dysfunctional Behaviours in the Ghanaian Public Service: Can Spirituality and Ethics offer Solution?
Ranesh Sivnarain, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Ignatius Ferreira, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Oversight is Essential to Ensure Ethical Leadership and Sound Governance

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
PANEL III: Network, Communication and Cooperation in Public Management


Moderator:
Heidi J. Smith, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

Discussant:
Wilson Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Papers:
Shawn Benaine, Florida International University
Prosocial Networks: Defining the Role of Public Service in Education
Heidi Jane Smith, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
City Networks and Para- Diplomacy Creating New Global Public Policy
Filip Hruza, Masaryk University
Benefits and Drawbacks of Inter-municipal Cooperation: A Case Study of Czech Republic
Tengfei Yang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Research on Micro Communication of Foreign Institutions and Figures in China

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
PANEL IV: Performance, Strategic Management & Policy in Public Organization


Moderator:
Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands

Discussant:
Demetrios Argyriades, John Jay College, CUNY

Presenters/Authors:
Genevieve Meyers, University of Detroit Mercy
Public Service Performance Enhancement Strategies in Developing Countries: South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda Compared
Veronica Junjan, University of Twente, Netherlands
Performance measurement as component of strategic management. Preliminary results of a Dutch case study
Vaiva Kalesnikaite, Florida International University
The Multiple Roles of Public Administrators in Florida’s Efforts of Adapt to Climate Change
Wang, Xue-ren, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China
The construction of public policy support system in the development of cultural and creative industries: Taking Chengdu city as an example