Diversity and Leadership: Related Publications
◊ Related Publications ◊
Diversity in Public Service:
- Thunder of Freedom
- This book by civil rights activist Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner with Cheryl Reitan, "...captures the struggles, the stories, and the spirit of the movement and the community organizing that brought about great change in that time and place." - Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund
- Public Administration Challenges of Inequality and Exclusion (2003)
- The paper addresses the subject of human resource management of diversity in the public sector to tackle challenges of inequality and exclusions.
- Source: International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration
- Latin American Youth Center, Washington DC
- The mission of the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) is to empower a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition to adulthood through multi-cultural, comprehensive, and innovative programs that address youths' social, academic, and career needs.
Leadership for the Public Service:
- Articles about Leadership in Government
- Bringing about organizational transformation as a government manager may seem like an impossible task at times, but some leaders have succeeded spectacularly. The articles and links on this page were carefully selected for their direct relevance to leadership and management in the public sector. Some are actual success stories, while others outline principles of leadership--or leadership development--that have worked exceptionally well in the government context.
- Source: GovLeaders.org
- Articles and Editorials
- Source: The US Army War College – Strategic Studies Institute
- Developing Strategic Leaders for the 21st Century by Jeffrey D. McCausland, 2008
- This monograph, by Dr. Jeffrey McCausland, focuses on the human capital required to succeed in the contemporary national security environment. It is a work of the US Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101.
Motivation for the Public Service:
- Measuring Public Service Motivation: An Assessment of Construct Reliability and Validity
- James L. Perry. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Volume 6, Issue 1, p. 5-22.
- Public Service and Motivation: Does Mission Matter?
- Bradley E. Wright. Public Administration Review, Jan. 2007.
- Public Service Motivation 2013 State of the Public Services
- The purpose of this report is to explore the concept of public service motivation (PSM), why it matters and what relevance it has for managers trying to deliver reforms against a background of recession, the consequences of which have been strongly felt in the Irish public service.
- Source: Institute for Public Administration
Quiet Heroes and Innovators:
- Innovation for Development
- This booklet discusses the relevance of innovation for development and several of the challenges that result for developing and emerging economies. It also provides an overview of work conducted at the OECD Directorate of Science, Technology and Industry, notably including ongoing activities in support of the OECD Strategy on Development. It also provides an overview of work related to statistics and the availability of OECD databases on innovation that cover developing and emerging economies.
- Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
- Public Service Profiles – Unsung Heroes
- Ronald Bates, city manager, City of Pico Rivera; John F. Shirey, city manager, City of Sacramento; Thomas F. Prendergast, chairman and CEO, New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority
- Source: PA Times, American Society for Public Administration
- Can 311 Call Centers Improve Service Delivery? Lessons from New York and Chicago by Jane Wiseman
- Source: Innovations in Public Service Delivery. Issue 1, Inter-American Development Bank, 2014
Women in the Public Service:
- International Museum of Women online exhibition: Women, Power & Politics
- The Ticket That Might Have BeenShirley Chisholm Runs for President of the United States
- Political Firsts: American Women, at a Glimpse
- NC Center for Women in Public Service
- Women on a Mission: WE Magazine
- Women in Public Service Project
- Ohio Center for the Advancement of Women in Public Service
- America’s Leading Black Women in Public Service
- Section for Women in Public Service (part of ASPA)
- Outstanding Women in Public Administration (Google books) - partial preview
- Opinion: Women in the Civil Service –Civil Service Live Network
- Her Hat was In the Ring!: U.S. Women Who Ran for Political Office Before 1920
- Women in Labor History Timeline (pdf)—AFSCME
- Women Working 1800-1930—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program (digitized documents)
- Women and the Labor Movement by Alice Henry, 1923 (digitized book)—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- “Clerkships in Public Office,” from What Women can Earn by F.A. Stokes, 1899—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- “Women in Post-Offices” by the Hon. Cornelius Van Cott, (Postmaster of New York), from What Women can Earn by F.A. Stokes, 1899—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- “The Fin de Siecle Portia” by Mrs. Florence Dangerfield Potter (a graduate of Cornell University, formerly assistant to the District Attorney of New York City, later assistant to the Superintendent of Buildings, and now a practitioner of corporation law), from What women can Earn by F.A. Stokes, 1899—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- “An Environment of Books” by Miss Adelaide R. Haase (attaché of the Astor Library, who made the first attempt to collect for the United States Government a file of its own publications), from What women can Earn by F.A. Stokes, 1899—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- “Government Service,” from Vocations by Bessie Belsan (scrapbook with newspaper articles, photographs, and notes—perhaps from a students’ course notes?), 1919—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- Women of the Century by Phebe A. Hanaford, 1877—Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
- “Women in Education and Science” from The National Exposition Souvenir: What America Owes to Women, ed. By C. W. Moulton, 1893—Harvard University Open Collections Program