Modeling Public Management: Current and Future Research

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Although a significant amount of research has been carried out in the public management field, recent research has failed to investigate all aspects of public management. In 1999, O’Toole and Meier proposed a formal model to encapsulate all aspects of public management. Since then, more than 20 peer-reviewed articles have adopted the O’Toole–Meier model for their analysis. This study investigates the validity and reliability of the model by reviewing those journal articles that adopted the O’Toole–Meier model. After the review, the study suggests future research questions that could further develop our current understanding of public management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-94
Number of pages18
JournalPublic Organization Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Mar 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Research Fund of 2014.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Law


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