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Personnel Flexibility and Red Tape in Public and Nonprofit Organizations: Distinctions due to Institutional and Political Accountability
(Oxford University Press, 2010-10)
Academics and journalists have depicted government bureaucracies as particularly subject to administrative constraints, including the infamous red tape and personnel rules that sharply constrain pay, promotion and dismissal ...
The Micro-Geography of Tax Avoidance: Evidence from Littered Cigarette Packs in Chicago
(American Economic Association, 2010-05)
This paper describes a simple but novel technique for assessing cigarette tax compliance: inspection of littered cigarette packs to determine whether legally required taxes have been paid. In addition to serving as a measure ...
Women in STEM Networks: Who Seeks Advice and Support from Women Scientists?
(Springer Verlag, 2010-01)
Supporting and advancing women’s science careers continues to be of interest to researchers, scientists, science funders, and universities. Similarly, professional advice and support networks are important to understanding ...
Organizational confidence: An empirical assessment of highly positive public managers
(Oxford University Press, 2010-07)
There is a great deal of research investigating public servants’ perceptions of organizational problems (e.g. red tape, bureaucratic control); however, there is little research investigating public servants who have highly ...
Toward "Flexible Uniformity"? Civil Service Reform, "Big Government Conservatism," and the Promise of the Intelligence Community Model
(SAGE Publications, 2010-12)
As the Obama administration pieces together its own civil service reform program, it may find solutions to key reform challenges in an oft-overlooked Bush administration human resource management initiative in the national ...