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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 26 Citations 8,133 47 World Ranking 676 National Ranking 20

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance

His primary scientific interests are in Public relations, Public administration, New public management, Public value and Production. His Public relations research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Marketing, Organizational performance, Service, Social exchange theory and Active citizenship. A large part of his Public administration studies is devoted to Public management.

He interconnects Corporate governance and Pragmatism in the investigation of issues within New public management. His Public value research incorporates themes from Management and Law and economics. Public policy overlaps with fields such as Stakeholder, Systems thinking, Issue-Based Information System, Cognitive dimensions of notations and Organizational architecture in his research.

His most cited work include:

  • Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management (596 citations)
  • Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management (596 citations)
  • Defining the Client in the Public Sector: A Social‐Exchange Perspective (265 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

John Alford focuses on Public relations, Public administration, Public value, Production and Public management. His study in the field of Public service is also linked to topics like Work. His studies in Public administration integrate themes in fields like Case teaching and New public management.

He has researched Public value in several fields, including Empirical research and Conceptual framework. His Public management research integrates issues from Contractualism and Set. His Public policy research includes elements of Cognitive dimensions of notations, Stakeholder, Systems thinking, Issue-Based Information System and Organizational architecture.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public relations (37.50%)
  • Public administration (43.75%)
  • Public value (27.50%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2018)?

  • Public administration (43.75%)
  • Flexibility (13.75%)
  • Public value (27.50%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

John Alford spends much of his time researching Public administration, Flexibility, Public value, Public relations and Public budgeting. His Public administration research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Production and Inclusion. His Flexibility research incorporates elements of Control and Process management.

He combines subjects such as Network governance, Empirical research, Market environment and Business economics with his study of Public value. The various areas that John Alford examines in his Public relations study include Democracy and New public management. His research integrates issues of Stakeholder and Issue-Based Information System in his study of New public management.

Between 2014 and 2018, his most popular works were:

  • Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management (596 citations)
  • Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management (596 citations)
  • Wicked and less wicked problems: a typology and a contingency framework (101 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance

His scientific interests lie mostly in Public relations, Public value, Issue-Based Information System, Public administration and Empirical research. John Alford has included themes like Social exchange theory, Law and economics and Business economics in his Public relations study. His study in Public value is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Order and Democracy.

His research in Issue-Based Information System intersects with topics in Stakeholder and Organizational architecture. The Public administration study combines topics in areas such as Allegiance, Conceptual framework and New public management. His work carried out in the field of Empirical research brings together such families of science as Service delivery framework and Service satisfaction.

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Best Publications

Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management

Brian W. Head;John Alford;John Alford.
Administration & Society (2015)

1185 Citations

Engaging Public Sector Clients: From Service-Delivery to Co-Production

John Alford.
(2009)

786 Citations

Public Value Pragmatism as the Next Phase of Public Management

John Alford;Owen Edward Hughes.
The American Review of Public Administration (2008)

608 Citations

Defining the Client in the Public Sector: A Social‐Exchange Perspective

John Alford.
Public Administration Review (2002)

587 Citations

Making Sense of Public Value: Concepts, Critiques and Emergent Meanings

John Alford;Janine O'Flynn.
International Journal of Public Administration (2009)

526 Citations

Why Do Public-Sector Clients Coproduce? Toward a Contingency Theory

John Alford.
Administration & Society (2002)

426 Citations

Rethinking Public Service Delivery: Managing with External Providers

John Alford;Janine O'Flynn.
(2012)

314 Citations

The Multiple Facets of Co-Production: Building on the work of Elinor Ostrom

John Alford.
Public Management Review (2014)

300 Citations

A public management road less travelled: Clients as co-producers of public services

John Alford.
Australian Journal of Public Administration (1998)

276 Citations

The Contract State: Public Management and the Kennett Government

Deirdre Louise O'Neill;John Alford.
(1994)

192 Citations

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