Overcoming Public-Employee Silence
Too many government workers don't think their organizations value their input. It's a challenge their leaders need to take seriously.
Leisha DeHart-Davis is a professor of public administration and government at the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she directs the Local Government Workplaces Initiative and teaches and conducts research on organizational behavior, human-resources management and diversity.
DeHart-Davis, who earned her Ph.D. in public policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology, joined the UNC School of Government in 2012. Her award-winning book, Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations, was published in 2017.