PMRC Conference Schedule


Time: 08:30 – 09:50

LKS 1-2Panel 5b: New Approaches to Performance

Chair: M Ramesh (National University of Singapore)

“Would I do this if I didn’t get Paid?” A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Performance-related-Pay in the Public and Private Sector
Zeger van der Wal, National University of Singapore

Could Campaign-style Regulation Bring Performance Improvements? Evidence from China’s Central Inspection on Environmental Protection
Shaowei Chen, Hunan University
Hongchuan Wang, Tsinghua University

The Organised Crime Field Lab: A Design Science Approach to Studying Collaborative Performance Management Challenges
Martijn Groenleer, Tilburg University
Maurits Waardenburg, Tilburg University
Jorrit de Jong, Harvard University

Citizen Participation, Perceived Health System Performance, and Government Trust: Survey Evidence from Hong Kong
Alex Jingwei He, The Education University of Hong Kong
Liang Ma, Renmin University of China
OTH Conference RoomPanel 5c: Managing People

Chair: Chung-An Chen (Nanyang Technological University)

Effects of Excessive Organisational Commitment on Public Officers’ Work-Family Conflict
Hayoung Lee, Seoul National University
Soo-Young Lee, Seoul National University

The Pros and Cons of a Flexible Internal Labour Market of Civil Service: A Case Study of Taiwan
Bennis Wai Yip So, National Chengchi University
Hsin-Chung Liao, Shih Hsin University

Understanding the Effects of Work and Family Life on Turnover Intention: Managing Caregiver in Federal Agencies
Eunmi Choi, Rutgers University
Madinah F. Hamidullah, Rutgers University

Voluntary Turnover and Career Success: Evidence from the STEM Fields
Qingqing Wang, Arizona State University
MM2-1Panel 5d: Street-level Bureaucracy Revisited

Chair: Tom Overmans (Utrecht University)

Antecedents of Coping: A Systematic Review of Street-Level Bureaucracy Literature
Maurits Jesse van Leeuwen, Utrecht University
Lars Tummers, Utrecht University
Steven Van de Walle, Catholic University Leuven

Assessing the Professionalisation of Street-level Enforcement Bureaucracies in China: A Generational Difference Analysis
Xueyong Zhan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Xiaoyun Wang, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Revisiting the Use of Volunteers: Determinants of Volunteer Use by Local Governments
Rebecca Nesbit, University of Georgia
Seong C. Kang, University of Georgia
Jeffrey L. Brudney, University of North Carolina Wilmington
MM2-2Panel 5e: Contracting in Public Management

Chair: Olivia Jensen (National University of Singapore)

Attracting Bidders? An Analysis of the Use of Financial Incentives in Federal Contracting
Benjamin M. Brunjes, University of Washington

Exploring Strategic Approaches to Local Contracting Decisions: An Empirical Analysis
Soojin Kim, Nanyang Technological University
Eunju Rho, Northern Illinois University

Towards a General Theory of Contracts in Public Administration?
Isha Dayal, National University of Singapore
MM2-3Panel 5f: Governance Systems, Co-Production, and Networks

Chair: Rogério Luiz Nery da Silva (University Of West Santa Catarina)

Polycentric Governance for a Pervasively Shared Spectrum Market
Naim Kapucu, University of Central Florida

A Structural Shift in Governance? Concentration and Dispersal in Demand-Supply Patterns in Policy-Relevant Consulting and Contracting in Australia, 1987-2017
Michael Joseph Howard, The University of Newcastle

The Quality Management of User and Community Co-Production
Elke Loeffler, Governance International

MM3-1Panel 5g: Innovations in Public Organisations and Networks

Chair: Mehmet Akif Demircioglu (National University of Singapore)

Conditions for Complex Innovations in Public Organisations
Mehmet Akif Demircioglu, National University of Singapore

Sponsor Versus Commander: Different Role of Functional Departments and Government Chief Played in the Vertical Diffusion of Innovation of Authoritarian China
Sicheng Chen, Tsinghua University
Yahua Wang, Tsinghua University

Factors Influencing Telework Implementation in Response to Government Cutbacks: Evidence from U.S. Counties
Min-Hyu Kim, Rutgers University
Shin-Do Kim, University of Seoul
MM3-4Panel 5h: Putting Political Leadership on the Public Management Research Agenda

Chairs: Lene Holm Pedersen (University of Copenhagen), and Lotte Bøgh Andersen (Aarhus University)

Personality, Politicians and Public Leaders: Different Leadership Roles, Same Behaviours?
Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard, University of Southern Denmark
Lotte Bøgh Andersen, Aarhus University

Performance Data and the Politics of Bureaucratic Autonomy
Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Aarhus University
Poul Aaes Nielsen, Aarhus University

Dressing Down the Front Line: How Political Discussion of Teachers Affects their Political and Institutional Trust
Emily Cochran Bech, Aarhus University

Citizens’ Preference for Lower Pay for Politicians: Trust Issues or Inequality Aversion
Rasmus Tue Pedersen, The Danish Institute of Applied Social Research
Lene Holm Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
MM3-5Panel 5i: Public Service Motivation; International Comparisons

Chair: Wouter Vandenabeele (Utrecht University)

A Relationship between Risk Management and Organisational-Wide Performance in the Indonesian Public Sector Organisational and the Role of Public Service Motivation
Tio Efriani, Murdoch University

Image of Public Organisations and Public Service Motivation: A Survey Experiment on South Korean Police
Inkyu Kang, Korean National Policy Agency
Soo-Young Lee, Seoul National University

09:50 – 10:10 | COFFEE AND TEA BREAK

10:10-11:30Plenary Panel: “The Hidden Side of Public Management”
“Dark Networks” - H. Brinton Milward, University of Arizona
“Guerrilla Government”- Rosemary O’Leary, University of Kansas
“Secrets and Leaks” - Rahul Sagar, New York University
“Speaking Truth to Power” - Zeger van der Wal, National University of Singapore

11:30 – 11:50 | COFFEE AND TEA BREAK

Time: 11:50 – 13:10

LKS 1-1Panel 6a: Collaboration, Co-Production, and Public Value

Chair: Janine O’Flynn (The University of Melbourne)

Academic-Practitioner Collaboration on Gender Research in U.S. Federal Law Enforcement: Results From Three Coproduction Partnerships
Helen H. Yu, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Strategy of Collaboration Vs Collaboration as a Strategy: A Memo to the Collaborative Public Manager
Harish P. Jagannath, Azim Premji University

Public Value Governance: A Framework
Eva Witesman, Brigham Young University
David Hart, Brigham Young University
LKS 1-2Panel 6b: Environmental Management and Climate Change Mitigation

Chair: Xun Wu (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Silent Treatment vs. Loud Voice: Climate Change Denial and Sentiments Toward the EPA-Evidence from Twitter
Roger Qiyuan Jin, University of Georgia

Understanding the Adoption of Climate Change Mitigation Policy by U.S. Cities: The Effect of Career and Social Incentive
Chien Shih Huang, Florida State University

The Effectiveness of the Third-Party Organisations in Improving the Quality of China's Environmental Data
Jie Gao, National University of Singapore
OTH Conference RoomPanel 6c: Balancing Attitudes, Motivations, and Value(s)

Chair: Mehmet Akif Demircioglu (National University of Singapore)

Mitigating the Unintended Effects of Diversity in Public Organisations: The Importance of an Inclusive Climate and Personal Diversity Values
Zhongnan Jiang, The Ohio State University

Balancing the Conflicts Between Public Value in Policy Implementation
Tie Cui, The University of Edinburgh
Stephen Osborne, The University of Edinburgh
MM2-1Panel 6d: Experiments in Public Management

Chair: Asmus Leth Olsen (University of Copenhagen)

Breaking the Circle: A Survey-Experiment on Disruption of Institutional Self-Reinforcing Mechanisms, Scientific Attitude and Evidence-Based Management
Wouter Vandenabeele, Utrecht University
Heleen Groters, Utrecht University

Accountability and Organisational Performance in the Public Sector: Analysing Higher Educational Institutions in Korea
Sungjoo Choi, Kyung Hee University
Young-Han Chun, Seoul National University

Risk-Aversion and Job Sector Choice: Evidence from an Experimental Study
Ivan P. Lee, Rutgers University-Newark

Seeing the World through Your Own Lens: Experimental Study of Susceptibility to and Perception of Corruption
Jiwon Jung, Arizona State University

MM2-2Panel 6e: Regulation, Trade, and Governance

Chair: M Ramesh (National University of Singapore)

Towards a Regulatory State: The Development of Regulatory Framework as Part of New Governance Landscape in Iran
Seyed Mohamad Sadegh Emamian, Sharif University of Technology
Morteza Zamanian, Sharif University of Technology

Governance in International Trade: How Transparency Policy Impacts Trade Flow?
Rosalyn Perkins, Royal University of Santo Tomas
Mary Caroline Castano, University of Santo Tomas

A Fifth Column? External Shock and the Increasing Bureaucratic Autonomy of Local EPBs in China
Ciqi Mei, Tsinghua University
Qingyang Cao, People's University of China

Science-based Policy of Narratives of Fear? 21st Century Chemical Regulation in the U.S.
Kira Matus, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Marie Bernal, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

MM2-3Panel 6f: Governance of Basic Education: What Works, Why and How

Chairs: Bria Yifei Yan, M Ramesh, and Kidjie Saguin (National University of Singapore)

Modes of Education Governance: Capacity and Performance
Kidjie Saguin, National University of Singapore

What Works, Why and How? Evaluating the Effects of Policy Tools for Solving ‘Diplomaism’ in Taiwan
Yi-Hua Lai, National Chengchi University

Does Government's Monitoring of Schools Work: A Study of the Frontline Bureaucracy of Education in India
Kiran Bhatty, Center for Policy Research India

Does Education Spending Matter?
Wendy Chen, George Mason University

MM3-1Panel 6g: Performance Management: Variations on a Theme

Chair: Soojin Kim (Nanyang Technological University)

Effects of Information Source on Performance Information Use: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in China
Jeannette Taylor, The University of Western Australia
Liang Ma, Renmin University of China

The Performance Effect of Public vs. Private Managers
Mellie Haider, Texas A&M University

Does Public Sector Size Matter? A Study of Size and Performance in Africa
Stuti Rawat, National University of Singapore

The Perils of Using Private Sector Instruments to Improve Performance in the Public Sector: A Critical Appraisal of Management Reforms in India’s Public Hospitals
Altaf Virani, National University of Singapore
M Ramesh, National University of Singapore
Zeger van der Wal, National University of Singapore

13:10 – 14:30 | Lunch

14:30-16:00Academic-Practitioner Exchange “The 21st Century Public Manager: Challenges, Skills, and Training”

Toon Hui Ong, Dean and CEO, Civil Service College Singapore; Deputy Secretary (Transformation), Prime Minister’s Office

Arndt Husar, Deputy Director, UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence

Helen Sullivan, Australian National University

Janine O’Flynn, The University of Melbourne

Zeger van der Wal, National University of Singapore

Moderator: Rosemary O’Leary (PMRA President, University of Kansas)

16:00-16:20 | COFFEE AND TEA BREAK

Time: 16:20 – 17:40

LKS 1-2Panel 7b: Innovations in Public Administration Theory

Chair: Rogério Luiz Nery da Silva (University Of West Santa Catarina)

Towards a Theory of Interagency Culture: Constructions of Security and Development in the Whole of Nation Initiative Task Force
Valerie Pagasa B. Junginger, University of the Philippines

A Theory of Administrative Burden
Donald P. Moynihan, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Is Health Care a Public Value?
Nathaniel Wade, Arizona State University

Identifying Institutional Crisis: Towards a New Conceptual Framework
Vera Leijtens, Tilburg University
OTH Conference RoomPanel 7c: Collaborative Governance towards Air Pollution across Chinese Cities

Chairs: Xun Wu (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), and Jiannan Wu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

What Causes Air Pollution: An Empirical Study of PM2.5 Concentrations Across 293 Chinese Cities
Jiannan Wu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Zhao Qin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Fanrong Meng, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Power Stations Emissions Externalities from Avoidance Behaviours Towards Air Pollution: Evidence from Beijing
Jie-Sheng Tan-Soo, National University of Singapore
Ping Qin, Renmin University of China
Xiaobing Zhang, Renmin University of China

Evidence-based Policy-Making in Hong Kong:
The Case of Ship Emissions Control in the Greater Bay Area
Coco Dijia Du, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kira Matus, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jerry Patchell, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Xun Wu, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Performance Management and Environmental Performance Improvement in China: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation Review
Pan Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Jiannan Wu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
MM2-2Panel 7e: Managing Disaster and Risk

Chair: Naomi Aoki (National University of Singapore) and Xiaoli Lu (Tsinghua University)

Production Accidents and Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power
Xufeng Zhu, Tsinghua University
Juan Du, Tsinghua University
Yan Wang, The London School of Economics and Political Science

The Impact of Governmental Reorganisation on Local Disaster Management Functions: Focusing on the Korea Coast Guard
Saemi Chang, University of Pittsburgh
Moonhee Lee, University of Pittsburgh

How Senior Executives Make Sense of Crisis Situations in the Chinese Governmental Pishi System: Findings from Simulation Exercises
Xiaoli Lu, Tsinghua University
Xian Zhu, Tsinghua University
Kaibin Zhong, Chinese Academy of Governance

MM2-3Panel 7f: IRSPM-PMRA Panel on Public-Private Differences

Chair: Rene Torenvlied (University of Twente)

Incidence and Antecedents of Employee Voice in Public and Private Organisations
Agnes Akkerman, Radboud University
Rene Torenvlied, University of Twente

Public, Public-Private and Private Hospitals: Do Differences in Publicness Explain Differences in Hospital Care Performance
Anne Marie Reynaers, Autonomous University of Madrid
Salvador Parrado, The National Distance Education University (UNED)

Race to the Top or Race to the Bottom: Market Competition, Regulatory Compliance, and Sector Differences
Miyeon Song, Texas A&M University
MM3-1Panel 7g: Managing Financial Accounting and Insurance

Chair: Alfred M. Wu (National University of Singapore)

Implementation of Accrual Basis on Government Accounting in Indonesia – A Step towards Accountability
Mokhamad Meydiansyah Ashari, Badan Pemeriksa Keuangan

Stepping Back When Moving Forward? The Intellectual Structure of Public Sector Accounting Research and its Prospects
Hans-Juergen Bruns, Leibniz Universität Hannover
Mark Christensen, Essec Business School
Alan Pilkington, University of Westminster

Evaluation of Card Unlocking Policy on Taiwan’s Health Insurance Financial Burdens
Shan-Ying Lee, National Sun Yat-sen University
Wei-Ning Wu, National Sun Yat-sen University

MM3-4Panel 7h: International and Comparative Experiences

Chair: Simon Porcher (University of La Sorbonne)

Non-Western Public Administration to Compensate Institutional Deficiencies of Westernised Governments: A Case of Indonesia
Defny Holidin, Universitas Indonesia
Marcel Angwyn, Universitas Indonesia
Eko Prasojo, Universitas Indonesia

Diverging Institutional Logic: The Emergence of “Ceremonial” Beyond-Compliance Practice among Policy Targets
Wai-Hang Yee, The University of Hong Kong
Shui-Yan Tang, University of Southern California
Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Culture and the Quality of Government
Simon Porcher, University of La Sorbonne

Understanding How Administrative Reforms Shape Budgetary Performance:
Organisational Design Compatibility in U.S. Federal Budgeting, 1894-1940
Roger Qiyuan Jin, University of Georgia
George Krause, University of Georgia
MM3-5Panel 7i: Leadership – International Perspectives

Chair: Lotte Bøgh Andersen (Aarhus University)

Public and Private Leadership in Inter-Organisational Governance Regimes
Emily Finchum-Mason, University of Washington
Mary Kay Gugerty, University of Washington

Public Service-oriented Leadership
Gustavo Moreira Tavares, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)
Filipe Sobral, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)

An institutional Perspective of Public Sector Leadership in Bangladesh Public Administration
Shibaab Rahman, Monash University
Quamrul Alam, Monash University

Leadership of Whole Networks: The Subordination/Autonomy Tension in Intergovernmental Organisations
Angel Saz-Carranza, Escola Superior d'Administració i Direcció d'Empreses (ESADE)
Sonia Ospina, New York University

19:00 – 22:00 | Gala dinner at Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore
(Cocktail reception from 18:30 onwards)

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