Second annual City Managers’ Summit focuses on employee satisfaction, climate change, leadership

by Matthew Kredell

“I see city managers as kind of unsung heroes,” USC Price Dean Jack H. Knott said in his welcoming remarks. “I don’t feel you get the recognition and respect that you deserve for the fantastic job you do managing complex organizations.”

Who’s Really in Charge? Government Bureaucracy Under Attack

Bureaucracy is so boring. Who cares? Not you, right? Well then, you’re in for an unwelcome surprise because the people who run our government from day to day aren’t the ones you voted for. Our democracy depends on the men and women of the bureaucracy. They execute the laws, and lately they’ve been doing it without supportive leadership, without the trust of the public … without a voice.

In this episode, William Resh is their voice, and we would be wise to listen.

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Price forum examines president’s executive role, capacity in shaping policy

By Matthew Kredell USC Price School of Public Policy Dean Jack H. Knott led a recent forum, featuring public administration scholars Kathleen Doherty and William Resh, that addressed the role and ways the U.S. President can shape national policy. The event was part of the Price School’s ongoing post-election conversation series, which explore the policy…

Bedrosian Faculty at 2016 ASPA

The 2016 ASPA (American Society for Public Admininstration) Conference is taking place March 18-22, 2016, in Seattle. Terry Cooper wins the Ethics Lifetime Achievement Award from ASPA’s Section on Ethics and Integrity of Governance, see Page 49, Robert Denhardt, ASPA conference honorary co-chair William G Resh wins, along with his co-authors, ASPA’s William E. Mosher and…

Congratulations to William G. Resh, winner of the William E. Mosher and Frederick C. Mosher Award

We are so pleased to announce that Sergio Fernandez, William G. Resh, Tima Moldogaziev, and Zachary W. Oberfield are the 2015 recipients of the William E. Mosher and Frederick C. Mosher Award, presented to the authors of the best PAR article by an academic for their paper “Assessing the Past and Promise of the Federal Employee Viewpoint…

William Resh presents at IRSPM 2015

William Resh presents new research on the question of how persistent are altruistic work behaviors in face of negative feedback? IN THE FACE OF FAILURE: THE PERSISTENCE OF PRO-SOCIAL MOTIVATIONS UNDER CONDITIONS OF NEGATIVE FEEDBACK IRSPM (International Research Society For Public Management) Conference 2015 Shaping the Future – Re-Invention or Revolution? University of Birmingham, 30 March – 1 April 2015  …