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As the nonprofit sector grows and its relationship with the public sector deepens, nonprofit managers are working harder at developing donated financial and human resources. Although much research on nonprofit fund-raising has looked at who donates and which fund-raising strategies are most...
This study examines the potential determinants of state governments to privatize their prisons. Based on prison privatization data across the 50 states, the study finds that political factors such as the political culture of a state and the party controlling the legislature are more likely to...
Although the fiscal condition of local governments has been a recent concern for some states, there is considerable ambiguity about what constitutes fiscal difficulties and how to recognize them before they become fiscal emergencies. This article outlines the results of a 50-state survey to...
This article critically examines the argument that mainstream social science research should play a greater role in public administration inquiry than it has. Drawing in significant part on the ideas of the late Isaiah Berlin, it is argued here that the deterministic view of human action that is...
This article establishes and tests a scheme for studying as well as implementing managing-for-results (MFR) reforms. Previous research on MFR and “reinvention” divides between survey-based research, which has a potential to overstate the level of success in implementing best practices such as...
By making it possible for once dispersed individuals to communicate and cooperate online, the Internet has raised the importance of cybercommunities—informal, online collectivities that provide support by means of many-to-many communication—as an overlooked delivery system for the provision of...
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