H. George Frederickson was a Management Insights contributor. He is the Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at the University of Kansas.

George Frederickson
September 10, 2008

'Governing Through Crime'

Politics and administration in the penal state
May 21, 2008

Pernicious Assaults

Public administration finds itself in a vortex of two particularly pernicious trends: a political assault on local knowledge and professional competence.
February 13, 2008

Vulgar Accountability

Bringing measures of performance to bear on matters of accountability is clearly a good idea. So, asks H. George Frederickson, how can we make modern applications of accountability viable?
October 10, 2007

Public Management and the Visible Hand

The application of market-like competition to the public sector has had mixed results, writes H. George Frederickson.
July 11, 2007

Why the Management of Innovation May Be an Oxymoron

Innovations are not organizational creations, writes H. George Frederickson, although they may be helped or hindered by organizations.
March 26, 2007

Public Management and the End of Geography

There is a rapidly declining relationship between public management and jurisdiction. The fix is collaboration.