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    • Developing Managers and Leaders: Experiences and Lessons from International NGOs 

      Jayawickrama, Sherine S (Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2011)
      This paper explores the context, practice and lessons related to management and leadership development in a handful of large international NGOs (INGOs) focused on humanitarian and development efforts. The paper is based ...
    • Development as Leadership-led Change 

      Andrews, Matthew R.; McConnell, Jesse; Wescott, Alison (John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2010)
      Development involves change, but many development initiatives produce unimpressive results. The authors ask why and consider how to close the gap between the intended change and what we actually see in the evidence. This ...
    • Isomorphism and the Limits to African Public Financial Management Reform 

      Andrews, Matthew R. (2009)
      Many reform results fall below expectations in the development arena, especially in the public sector. Do the reforms just need more time to work better, or should we adjust our expectations? In addressing this question, ...
    • Leadership 

      Nye, Joseph S. (Macmillan, 2016)
    • Leadership, Membership, and Voice: Civic Associations That Work 

      Andrews, Kenneth T.; Ganz, Marshall Louis; Baggetta, Matthew; Han, Hahrie; Lim, Chaeyoon (University of Chicago Press, 2010)
      Why are some civic associations more effective than others? The authors introduce a multidimensional framework for analyzing the effectiveness of civic associations in terms of public recognition, member engagement, and ...
    • Measuring the Efficacy of Leaders to Assess Information and Make Decisions in a Crisis: The C-LEAD Scale. 

      Hadley, Connie N.; Pittinsky, Todd L.; Sommer, S. Amy; Zhu, Weichun (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2009)
      Based on literature and expert interviews, we developed the Crisis Leader Efficacy in Assessing and Deciding scale (C-LEAD) to capture the efficacy of leaders to assess information and make decisions in a public health and ...
    • The Relationship of Leadership Quality to the Political Presence of Civic Associations 

      Han, Hahrie; Andrews, Kenneth T.; Ganz, Marshall Louis; Baggetta, Matthew (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
      Member-based civic associations, or citizen groups, have two crucial roles in American democracy. They advocate for members' interests in the public arena, but also operate as Tocquevillian “schools of democracy” linking ...
    • Successfully Executing Ambitious Strategies in Government: An Empirical Analysis 

      Kelman, Steven J.; Myers, Jeff (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2009)
      How are senior government executives who attempt to execute an ambitious vision requiring significant strategic change in their organizations able to succeed? How do they go about formulating a strategy in the first place? ...
    • Transformational and Transactional Presidents 

      Nye, Joseph S. (SAGE PUBLICATIONS, 2014)
      During the 20th century, the United States went from being a second rate power to becoming the world’s sole superpower. Did leaders matter? In the cases I examined in Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American ...