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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management H-index 80 Citations 21,376 247 World Ranking 38 National Ranking 23

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Awards & Achievements

2011 - H. George Frederickson Award, Public Management Research Association

2006 - John Gaus Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Management
  • Politics

Kenneth J. Meier mainly investigates Public administration, Bureaucracy, Politics, Public relations and Organizational performance. Kenneth J. Meier interconnects Government, Decentralization, Empirical research and Public policy in the investigation of issues within Public administration. Kenneth J. Meier has researched Bureaucracy in several fields, including Representation, Social psychology, Representativeness heuristic, Criminology and Democracy.

His work carried out in the field of Politics brings together such families of science as Gender studies, Positive economics, Corruption and Political economy. His work on Public management as part of his general Public relations study is frequently connected to Network management and Structure, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. Kenneth J. Meier has included themes like Statistical hypothesis testing, Turnover, Econometrics and Variables in his Organizational performance study.

His most cited work include:

  • Modeling the impact of public management: implications of structural context (437 citations)
  • Principal-Agent Models: An Expansion? (427 citations)
  • Managerial Strategies and Behavior in Networks: A Model with Evidence from U.S. Public Education * (374 citations)

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

Kenneth J. Meier focuses on Public administration, Public relations, Politics, Bureaucracy and Organizational performance. His study looks at the relationship between Public administration and fields such as Government, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Public relations research includes themes of Quality, Private sector and Public sector, New public management.

His Politics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Political economy and Public policy. He interconnects Representation and Democracy in the investigation of issues within Bureaucracy. His Organizational performance study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Performance indicator.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public administration (37.55%)
  • Public relations (37.36%)
  • Politics (25.46%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Public relations (37.36%)
  • Bureaucracy (26.39%)
  • Perception (13.38%)

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

Kenneth J. Meier mostly deals with Public relations, Bureaucracy, Perception, Public administration and Government. His Public relations research integrates issues from Quality, Training and Organizational performance. His study in Organizational performance is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Key and Public management.

His Bureaucracy study combines topics in areas such as Intersectionality, Representation and Representation. His Public administration research incorporates elements of Race, Democratic governance, Corporate governance, Manifesto and Politics. His study on Government also encompasses disciplines like

  • Accountability which intersects with area such as Performance measurement, Performance management, Credibility and Public economics,
  • Public sector which connect with Transparency and Elder care.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Theoretical frontiers in representative bureaucracy: new directions for research (38 citations)
  • Theoretical frontiers in representative bureaucracy: new directions for research (38 citations)
  • Citizen satisfaction and the kaleidoscope of government performance: How multiple stakeholders see government performance (16 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Management

Kenneth J. Meier mainly focuses on Public relations, Quality, Organizational performance, Nursing homes and Public administration. His Public relations study deals with Perception intersecting with Government, Performance management, Accountability and Performance measurement. In his study, Performance appraisal and Administration is inextricably linked to Democracy, which falls within the broad field of Quality.

His studies examine the connections between Organizational performance and genetics, as well as such issues in Public management, with regards to Middle management. Kenneth J. Meier has researched Public administration in several fields, including Democratic governance, Public sector, Matching methods and Manifesto. Kenneth J. Meier works mostly in the field of Democratic governance, limiting it down to topics relating to Corporate governance and, in certain cases, Bureaucracy.

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Top Publications

Principal-Agent Models: An Expansion?

Richard W. Waterman;Kenneth J. Meier.
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (1998)

923 Citations

Modeling the impact of public management: implications of structural context

Kenneth J. Meier;Laurence J. O'Toole.
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (1999)

678 Citations

Public Management and Educational Performance: The Impact of Managerial Networking

Kenneth John Meier;Laurence J. O'Toole.
Public Administration Review (2003)

654 Citations

Lipstick and Logarithms: Gender, Identity, Institutional Context, and Representative Bureaucracy

Lael R. Keiser;Vicky M. Wilkins;Kenneth John Meier;Catherine A. Holland.
American Political Science Review (2002)

603 Citations

The Politics of Gay and Lesbian Rights: Expanding the Scope of the Conflict

Donald P. Haider-Markel;Kenneth J. Meier.
The Journal of Politics (1996)

578 Citations

Managerial Strategies and Behavior in Networks: A Model with Evidence from U.S. Public Education *

Kenneth John Meier;Laurence J. O'Toole.
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (2001)

571 Citations

Representative Bureaucracy: An Empirical Analysis

Kenneth John Meier.
American Political Science Review (1975)

518 Citations

The Politics of Hispanic Education: Un paso pa'lante y dos pa'tras

Kenneth J. Meier;Joseph Stewart.

516 Citations

Representative Bureaucracy and Policy Preferences: A Study in the Attitudes of Federal Executives

Kenneth John Meier;Lloyd G. Nigro.
Public Administration Review (1976)

474 Citations

Public management and organizational performance: The effect of managerial quality

Kenneth John Meier;Laurence J. O'Toole.
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2002)

470 Citations

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