Handbook of American Public Administration
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Handbook of American Public Administration

Edited by Edmund C. Stazyk and H. G. Frederickson

The Handbook of American Public Administration draws on the expertise of established and emerging scholars to provide national and international audiences a comprehensive review of the current state and future direction of theory and practice in US public administration. The authors provide a cross-disciplinary, holistic review of the field and pave an agenda for future research.
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Chapter 27: Public management and program effectiveness in US public administration

Carolyn J. Hill

Abstract

This chapter describes how public management and program evaluation research communities address questions of program effectiveness and how they explore possible associations with public management. It depicts an accumulating, but disperse, body of knowledge. Further, it depicts research silos, where public management researchers are relatively absent from recent and robust methodological and substantive developments in the program evaluation field. The chapter suggests that public management researchers can more effectively engage in research on program effectiveness and public management by addressing both what questions garner research attention, as well as how they are addressed.

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