Dr. Sam J. Yeager specializes in organizational behavior, ethics, personnel administration, methodology, statistics, and computer applications. He is the author of more than 50 publications and is an active consultant to private industry, state and local governments.
Organization Theory and Behavior; Ethics; Computer Applications
Yeager, Samuel J. “Where Do Research Questions Come From and How Are They Formulated?” In Miller and Yang (Eds.) Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration. 2d edition. Miami: Taylor & Francis, 2008.
Yeager, Samuel J.; Hildreth, W. Bartley; Miller, Gerald, and Rabin, Jack. “What Difference Does Having an MPA Make?” Journal of Public Administration Education, 13, 2, 2007, 147-167.
Yeager, Samuel J.; Hildreth, W. Bartley; Miller, Gerald, and Rabin, Jack. “Relative Effects of Supervisory Emphasis on Ethical Behavior Versus Political Responsiveness.” Public Integrity, 9, 2, Summer 2007, 265-283.
Yeager, Samuel J., “Classic Methods In Public Administration Research." In Rabin, Miller, and Hildreth (Eds.), Handbook of Public Administration. 3d edition. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2007.
Glaser, Mark; Yeager, Samuel J., and Parker, Lee. “Engaging Citizens: Neighborhood-based Organizations vs. Citizen Participation Organizations.” Public Administration Quarterly, 30, 2, Summer 2006, 177-217.
Miller, Gerald; Yeager, Samuel J.; Hildreth, W. Bartley, and Rabin, Jack. “How Financial Managers Deal with Ethical Stress.” Public Administration Review 65, 3, May/June, 2005, 301-312.
American Society for Public Administration, 1976-present
Yeager, Hildreth, Miller, and Rabin. “Successful Career Paths of Local Government Finance Professionals.” Paper presented at the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Athens, Georgia. September, 2006. Presented by Hildreth.
Yeager, Hildreth, Miller, and Rabin. “What Difference Does Having an MPA Make” Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration in Indianapolis, IN, March, 2005.
Hildreth, Yeager, Miller, and Rabin. “Lusting After Other People’s Money While Saving One’s Own” Presented at Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Chicago, October, 2004. Presented by Hildreth.
Yeager, Hildreth, Miller, and Rabin. “Ethical Supervisors Make A Difference: Does Gender Matter” Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration in Portland, OR, March, 2004.
Service as an editorial board member for 8 professional journals including Public Administration Quarterly; International Journal of Public Administration; Journal of Health and Human Service Administration; Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management; JPAE: Journal of Public Administration Education; Administration and Management; Public Administration and Management; and the International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior. Most of this service began with the inception of the journal and continues today.
In addition I have reviewed manuscripts for the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Group and Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Research in Nursing and Public Health, Social Science Microcomputing Review, State Government, and State and Local Government Review.
Recent work with the City of Derby on economic development, and with the City of Wichita on revision of their code of ethics and conducting assessment centers.