Expert uses public administration and business management principles to create framework for good governance.
Scholars argue for legal mandates requiring regulations to do more good than harm.
Scholar claims that advancing the public interest, engagement, and bureaucratic savvy make agencies great.
Regulatory excellence can best be understood in terms of inspiring stories.
Scholar examines the distinctive challenges and responsibilities confronting regulators.
Leading regulatory scholars and professionals offer valuable lessons for achieving successful regulation.
Commentaries on new book reinforce its author’s call for strengthening the civil service.
Policymakers cannot know whether the trend Verkuil identifies is good or bad, but we should find out.
Verkuil’s proposal for replacing contractors with professional bureaucrats is unlikely to be adopted.
Civil service reformers should consider changes to lengthy, single-agency employee tenures.
Verkuil offers a compelling argument for reshaping the bureaucracy, but the odds of adoption are slim.
Effective administration of public programs is becoming unmoored from the rule of law.