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Lipstick and Logarithms: Gender, Institutional Context, and Representative Bureaucracy
According to the theory of representative bureaucracy, passive representation among public employees will lead to active representation in bureaucratic outputs. Existing research demonstrates thatExpand
Principal-Agent Models: An Expansion?
Principal-agent models have been the basis for an extensive set of studies relating bureaucracy to elected officials. Yet despite the outpouring of research, there has been little attempt to test theExpand
Gender, Representative Bureaucracy, and Law Enforcement: The Case of Sexual Assault
Using the theory of representative bureaucracy, this paper investigates the relationship between women police officers and sexual assault reports and arrests. The theoretical contribution is toExpand
Employee Turnover and Organizational Performance: Testing a Hypothesis from Classical Public Administration
Empirical studies of public employee turnover, particularly using turnover as an independent variable, are rare; and most of the literature assumes turnover to have a negative impact onExpand
Representative Bureaucracy and Distributional Equity: Addressing the Hard Question
Research on representative bureaucracy has failed to deal with whether or not representative bureaucracies produce minority gains at the expense of nonminorities. Using a pooled time-series analysisExpand
Strategic Management and the Performance of Public Organizations: Testing Venerable Ideas against Recent Theories
Miles and Snow, among others, argue that strategy content is an important influence on organizational performance. Their typology, applied recently to public organizations in the United Kingdom,Expand
Goal Displacement: Assessing the Motivation for Organizational Cheating
Policy making at all levels of government has become much more complex over the past three decades. Governments are responsible for maintaining economic stability, combating racial discrimination,Expand
Wakeup Call: Strategic Management, Network Alarms, and Performance
New empirical evidence suggests that service performance is shaped by the strategies adopted by public organizations and the networking behavior of public managers. Strategy captures two centralExpand