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Reinventing Government or Reinventing Ourselves: Two Models for Improving Government Performance
In this article, I analyze the Bureau of Municipal Research's concept of efficient citizenship as an alternative paradigm to customer-centered public administration. Reinventing government is aExpand
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Citizen Participation in the Budget Process and Local Government Accountability
Citizen participation in budgeting can be a governmental mechanism to minimize organizational learning pathologies resulting from sole reliance on an administrative accountability model. This studyExpand
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Exploring the antecedents of municipal managers’ attitudes towards citizen participation
ABSTRACT Meaningful and representative citizen participation depends greatly on administrators’ attitudes. This study examines antecedents of municipal managers’ attitudes towards citizenExpand
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Objective and Subjective Performance Measures
At least since the late 1970s, the performance measurement literature has used different terminologies to describe agency- and citizen-generated performance measures. The first type of measures areExpand
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Reflections on Political Engagement and Voluntary Association Governance
This article explores the nexus between political engagement and voluntary association member participation with the intention of strengthening the ability of nonprofit organizations to prepareExpand
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The impact of government form on e-participation: A study of New Jersey municipalities
We use data from 97 New Jersey municipalities to analyze the impact on e-participation of three local government structures: mayor-council, council-manager, and township. Expand
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Explaining Citizens’ E-Participation Use: the Role of Perceived Advantages
This article analyzes some of the reasons people choose e-participation over traditional involvement forums as a way of having public policy input. The research aimed to see whether people perceivedExpand
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