Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Management

In a report published by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee provides a roadmap for improving the creation and management of guidance documents by fostering a more citizen-centric process.

The Academy of Management’s Public and Nonprofit Division selected a study co-authored by La Follette School Director and Professor Don Moynihan as the best article published in 2017.

La Follette School Director Don Moynihan on February 1 gave a presentation about his book Toward Next-Generation Performance Budgeting, to a group of World Bank Group officials in Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama's proposed budget references research by La Follette Professor Donald Moynihan on federal agencies’ use of performance management data. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Lavigna briefs Philadelphia mayoral campaigns

Public affairs professor Bob Lavigna recently participated in a briefing for the campaigns of two candidates for Philadelphia mayor.

When Lindsay Garber's political fever broke about a year after she graduated from college, she turned her attention to the world of nonprofit organizations, and now she is developing her knowledge of management and administrative tools through the La Follette School's Master of Public Affairs degree program.

When La Follette School alum Craig Knutson took a position as assistant to the county administrator in 1979, he had no idea that 35 years later he'd be looking back on a lifelong career serving residents of Rock County in southern Wisconsin.

La Follette School students are sharing their impressions about the nonprofit sector in blog entries they are writing as part of the school's course on nonprofit leadership.

President Obama's proposed budget references professor Donald Moynihan's research on the use of performance management data by federal agencies.

The first project for which alum Danielle Giese was the analyst in charge hit home: Her father administered a grassroots community program that is funded by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

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