Thought Paper – Unit 6
For each unit, students must submit a paper that summarizes and analyses the assigned readings. An exemplary paper will prove to the professor that the student has read all materials in their entirety and spent time comparing, contrasting, and thinking about these materials. These papers will be submitted on Moodle, in the assignment submission link within each unit. Format: 1.5 spacing, no space between paragraphs, page numbers, 11-point Calibri font, proper citations, no page minimums.
2 page summary analysis on the following readings from the following text :
Unit 6. People in government
Kettl, Chapter 9
Radin, B. A. (2000). The Government Performance and Results Act and the tradition of federal management reform: square pegs in round holes? Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 10(1), 111-135.
Behn, R. D. (2003). Why measure performance? Different purposes require different measures. Public Administration Review, 63(5), 586-606.
Heinrich, C. J., & Marschke, G. (2010). Incentives and their dynamics in public sector performance management systems. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 29(1), 183-208.
Behn, R. D., & Kant, P. A. (1999). Strategies for avoiding the pitfalls of performance contracting. Public Productivity & Management Review, 22(4), 470-489.
Kotter, J.P. (1990). What leaders really do Harvard Business Review, 79 (11), 85–97.
Kotter, J. P. (1995). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business review, 73(2), 59-67.
Rainey, H., & Thompson, J. (2006). Leadership and transformation of a major institution: Charles Rossotti and the Internal Revenue Service. Public Administration Review, 66(4), 596-604.
Lambright, W. H. (2001). Transforming government: Dan Goldin and the remaking of NASA. Washington, DC: The IBM Center for the Business of Government.
Case Study HKS 1477.0 (Oklahoma’s Milestones Reimbursement System: Paying for What You Get)
Kettl, D. F. (2017). The politics of the administrative process, Washington, DC: CQ Press. 7th Edition ISBN: 9781506357096 (previous editions will suffice; rental or online versions will save you substantial money)
Shafritz, J.M, & Hyde, A.C. (2017). Classics of public administration. Cengage. 8th Edition. ISBN-10: 1305639030, ISBN-13: 9781305639034 (previous editions will suffice; rental or online versions will save you substantial money)
I have attached a sample that was provided by professor below :