|Comparing City Policies on Mandatory Drug Testing: A Process Evaluation
||Presidential decree and federal legislation have resulted in substantial employee drug testing at all levels of government as well as among private sector contractors. Joining the War on Drugs, many other employers have taken up the practice voluntar...
|The Constitution Under Pressure: The Amendment Process
|The Hierarchy of Ethical Values in Nonprofit Organizations: A Framework for an Ethical, Self-Actualized Organizational Culture
||Using Maslow’s theory of human psychological development as a framework, a
model based on the hierarchy of values is proposed to explain how not-for-profit
organizations develop an ethical culture. As with individual values, the five levels
|The Impact of Presidential Selection Methods on Executive-Legislative Conflict
||This paper used computer simulation to test the effectiveness of nine different presidential selection methods in generating executive-legislative conflict. Interest group ratings from the 101st Congress are used to simulate presidential nominees sel...
|Managing diversity: does it matter to municipal governments?
||This paper seeks to investigate how seriously diversity issues are considered by municipal governments in North Carolina and to identify specific diversity management practices (DMPs) that are adopted more often by municipalities. It also aims to exa...
|The NAFTA(-ization) of Sexual Harassment: The Experiences of Canada, Mexico and the United States
|Political and Socioeconomic Indicators of State Restrictiveness Toward Abortion
||We compare the relative impacts of political and socioeconomic factors on state restrictiveness toward abortion during the pre. Roe, pre-Webster and post-Webster time frames. This analysis tests the value of cycle theory, where shifting epochs domina...
|Rejoinder to Keller and Spicer
||The article presents the authors' response to a critique of an article that levied several criticisms arguing for stronger links between political science and public administration. In their commentary on our article, Keller and Spicer levied four cr...
|Sexual Harassment: A Legal Perspective for Public Administrators
||Since the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings, there has been a heightened awareness in the U.S. of sexual harassment in the workplace. Recent case law has given men and women more protections against sexual harassment. At the same time, the liabilit...
|The Twenty-Seventh Amendment and Constitutional Change by Stealth
||The 27th Amendment to the US Constitution, which states that any adjustment in compensation to legislators could take effect only after a new election was held, was ratified in 1992, some 203 years after it was first proposed. The amendment passed as...