Hal G. Rainey

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Most literature on public sector networks focus on how to build and management such systems and ignore the potential political problems networks can create for organizations. This paper argues that individual network nodes can work to bias the actions of the organization in ways that are likely to benefit the the organization’s more advantaged clientele.(More)
This paper presents the first large N study of public management quality and its impact on program performance. Using five years of data from over 1000 Texas school districts, we measure quality as the additional salary paid to school superintendents over and above the normal determinants of salary. This measure of managerial quality is positively(More)
Warren M. Barclay New Jersey Department of Personnel Evan Berman University of Central Florida James S. Bowman Florida State University David G. Carnevale University of Oklahoma N. Joseph Cayer Arizona State University Sandra Chapek City of El Cerrito Robert B. Cunningham University of Tennessee Dennis Daley North Carolina State University at Raleigh(More)
In this paper we explore some implications of the Miles and Snow (1978, 2003) typology of strategy types for public organizational adaptation and effectiveness, particularly as they are linked to organizational ambidexterity and dynamic capabilities. We see ambidexterity as referring to “the synchronous pursuit of both exploration and exploitation via(More)
The purpose of this presentation is not to discuss heredity in mental disease, but merely to present case reports of patients of three generations admitted to St. Lawrence State Hospital. These patients all exhibited paranoid reactions. I t is not felt that any conclusions can be drawn, and the reports are made only for the interest attached to them. In(More)
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