Narcissistic Alexithymia – A Psychological Diagnosis of Donald Trump

… a non-core concept in Leadership Skills and Atlas109 Concept description In his New York Times column of 11 October 2016, David Brooks wrote that “Trump continues to display the symptoms of narcissistic alexithymia, the inability to understand or describe the emotions in the self. Unable to know themselves, sufferers are unable to understand, relate or attach to others.” The Handbook of Body […]

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Creating Atlas Concept Tables for SPA Courses, 10 December 2019

Presentation notes for Ian Clark at a meeting of faculty and adjunct faculty on research interests and potential contributions to UVic’s School of Public Administration 1 – Research interest – curricular content of MPP and MPA programs, reflected in articles with Leslie Pal (details below), and: Ongoing refinement of the Atlas of Public Management – Concepts, topics, and courses taught […]

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The Atlas as a Resource for MPA Students, December 2019

Online presentation for MPA students at the University of Victoria 1 – Atlas of Public Management – Concepts, topics, and courses taught in leading MPP and MPA programs About The Atlas Team How to Find the Atlas 2 – Documenting what MPA and MPP students are expected to know by the time they graduate – based on syllabi from leading Programs […]

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Concepts Listed in Alphabetical Order

… back to Concepts This page provides the list, in alphabetical order, of Atlas concept pages as of 2 December 2019. As of this date there were 1,037 Atlas concepts with pages: 891 have their pages on the Atlas and the other 146 concepts, which are marked with an asterisk (*), have their pages on the OnlineStatBook at http://onlinestatbook.com/2/index.html. A […]

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Most Viewed Concepts

… analysis relating to Using the Atlas Data from Google Analytics As described in Who is using the Atlas? Google Analytics can generate reports on page views for any time period. During the period 1 January 2019 to 27 April 2019 the one hundred most frequently viewed concept pages on the Atlas are set out in Exhibits 1 and 2. […]

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Atlas Site Map

… information About the Atlas of Public Management A display of all the pages on the Atlas The best way to generate a current site map is to enter the url of a nonexistent page, such as http://www.atlas101.ca/pm/xxx and then look under the Pages section of “404: Page not found” as illustrated on the right. The site map generated on 30 […]

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The Atlas as a Resource for MPP Students, September 2018

Presentation for the incoming MPP class at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy 1 – Atlas of Public Management – Concepts, topics, and courses taught in leading MPP and MPA programs About The Atlas Team How to Find the Atlas 2 – Documenting what MPP students are expected to know by the time they graduate – based on syllabi from leading […]

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Median Voter Theorem

… a core concept used in Policy Analysis and Process and Atlas101 Concept description Carol Xiang at Edgeworth Economics (reference below) describes the median voter theorem as the proposition “that a majority voting mechanism will select the outcome that is preferred by the median voter.” Xiang writes: Originated in Harold Hotelling’s discussions about how political candidates’ platforms tend to converge during […]

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The Atlas as a Resource for MPP Students, 18 September 2017

Presentation for the incoming class at SPPG 1 – Atlas of Public Management – Concepts, topics, and courses taught in leading MPP and MPA programs About The Atlas Team How to Find the Atlas 2 – Documenting what MPP students are expected to know by the time they graduate – based on syllabi from leading Programs Subjects Topics Concepts and Terms (e.g., Prime Minister’s Office) […]

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Deglobalization

… a core concept in Global Context and Atlas105 Concept description Wikipedia (reference below) defines deglobalization as the process of diminishing interdependence and integration between certain units around the world, typically nation-states. See also Globalization. Wikipedia goes on to say: “The term of deglobalization has derived from some of the very profound change in many developed nations, where trade as a […]

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