Dr. Kaifeng Yang is a professor at the Askew School. He received his B.A. in management science
from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China; his
M.A. and Ph.D. in business administration from Remin University
of China; and his Ph.D. in public administration from Rutgers University
. His research and teaching interests are in public and strategic
management, organizational theory and behavior, performance measurement,
He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and the managing editor of Public Performance and Management Review
. He is a senior research associate of the National Center
for Public Productivity at Rutgers-Newark, and a research affiliate
of the DeVoe Moore Center at FSU.
Recent Publications and Papers
Yang, K., & Schachter, H. (Eds.). (2012). The State of Citizen Participation in America . Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Yang, K., & Bergrud, E. (Eds.). (2008). Civic Engagement in a Network Society . Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Yang, K., & Miller, G. (Eds.). (2008). Handbook of Research Methods for Public Administration . New York: Taylor & Francis.
Yang, K., Wu, F., Xu, X., & Chen, T. (2012). The Challenge of Civil Servant Training in China: A Case Study of Nanning City. Review of Public Personnel Administration , 32(3) , 169-191.
Yang, K., & VanLandingham, G. (2012). How Hollow Can We Go? A Case Study of Florida's Outsourced Oversight of its Privatized Child Welfare Services. American Review for Public Administration , 42(5), 543-561.
Acar, M., Guo, C., & Yang, K. (2012). Accountability in Voluntary Partnerships: To Whom and For What? Public Organization Review , 12(2) , 157-174.
Coursey, D., Yang, K., & Pandey, S. (2012). Public Service Motivation (PSM) and Support for Citizen Participation: A Test of Perry and Vandenabeele's Reformulation of PSM Theory. Public Administration Review , 72(4) , 572-582.
Hsieh, W., Yang, K., & Fu, C. (2012). Motivational Bases and Emotional Labor: Assessing the Impact of Public Service Motivation. Public Administration Review , 72(2) , 241-251.
Liu, B. F., Horsley, S., & Yang, K. (2012). Overcoming Negative Media Coverage: Does Government Communication Matter? Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory , 22(3) , 597-621.
Yang, K. (2012). Further Understanding Accountability in Public Organizations: Actionable Knowledge and the Structure-Agency Duality. Administration & Society , 44(3) , 255-284.
Zhang, Y., Lee, R., & Yang, K. (2012). Knowledge and Skills for Policy Making: Stories from Local Public Managers in Florida. Journal of Public Affairs Education , 18(1) , 183-208.
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