Publications and Presentations

… output from the SSHRC-supported
Best Practices in Public Management project

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Click for outline of potential monograph

Journal articles, working papers, and conference presentations drawing on Atlas-related research

The Best Practices in Public Management project, funded by the Social Sciences and Research Council, has helped generate the material for the journal articles and working papers listed below and for a potential monograph on the right (click for outline).

Journal articles

Teaching public policy: Global convergence or difference?” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark, Policy and Society, Volume 35, Issue 4, December 2016, pp 283-297. <Taylor & Francis abstract>

The MPA/MPP in the Anglo-democracies: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States,” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark, Policy and Society, Volume 35, Issue 4, December 2016, pp 299-313. <Taylor & Francis abstract>

Making reform stick: Political acumen as an element of political capacity for policy change and innovation,” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark, Policy and Society, Volume 34, Issues 3-4, September – December 2015, pp 247-257. <Elsevier abstract>

Working papers

Should CAPPA Have a Core? Lessons from International Comparisons of MPP/MPA Curricula, Clark and Pal, 26 May 2015

Mapping the Topics and Learning Outcomes of a Core Curriculum for MPP and MPA Programs, Clark, Eisen, Lennon, Pal, 26 May 2015

Normed Core Topics, Clark, Eisen and Pal, NASPAA Conference, 1 November 2014

Who’s Listening? A Member Country’s Relation to the OECD and its Public Management Advice. Pal and Clark, 4 July 2014

Making Reform Stick: Political Capacity for Policy Change and Innovation. Pal and Clark, 22 May 2014

Advice on Public Financial Management and Anti-Corruption: A Comparison of the OECD, IMF and World Bank, Clark and Pal, 22 May 2014

What are the core curricular components of Master’s-level public management education and how is learning within them assessed? Clark, Eisen and Pal, 21 May 2014

The New World of Standards in Public Management Pedagogy: Comparing Universal Accreditation Competencies with the Actual Content of MPP and MPA Programs, Clark and Pal, April 2014

Channels of Influence: The Interaction between Canada and the OECD, Pal and Clark, April 2014

Here be Dragons: Taxonomies of Public Policy and Management used in Recent Handbooks, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries, Clark and Pal, 24 January 2014

Where the Streets Have No Name: Mapping the Discipline of Public Management, Clark and Pal, 17 April 2013

Best Practices in Public Management: A Critical Assessment, Pal and Clark, 8 Mar 2013

How the Harvard Kennedy School teaches management, leadership and the decision sciences, Clark, 20 January 2013

Standards and Best Practices Working Paper, Minard and Pal, 30 Aug 2012

Academic Respectability Meets Professional Utility: Canadian MPA/MPP Programs and Professional Competencies, Clark and Pal, 21 Nov 2011

Conference presentations

Panel Topic for the NASPAA Conference, Albuquerque, November 4-6, 2014

Matching Competencies to Program Requirements: Approaches and Challenges in Accreditation,” Leslie A. Pal, Chair. Proposed papers include: “Normed Topics: A Method for Adding Granularity to Required Competency Standards in MPP and MPA Programs,” Ian D. Clark, Ben Eisen and Leslie A. Pal; “MPA Competencies: Are We Assessing the Right Cognitive Abilities?” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark

Presentation at the CAPPA Research Conference, Toronto, May 27-28, 2013

Mapping the Discipline of Public Management (including early findings from the Atlas/Best Practices project),” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal

Presentations at the  CAPPA Research Conference, Kingston, May 21-22, 2014

Advice on Financial Management and Anti-Corruption: A Comparison of the OECD, IMF and World Bank,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal. “What are the core curricular components of Mater’s-level public management education and how is learning within them assessed?” Ian D. Clark, Ben Eisen and Leslie a. Pal

Presentations at the IRSPM Conference, Ottawa, April 9-11, 2014

Channels of Influence: The Interaction between Canada and the OECD,” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark. “The New World of Standards in Public Management Pedagogy: Comparing Universal Accreditation Competencies with the Actual Content of MPP and MPA Programs,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal

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