TAD 11: Keynote speakers

Title: The Relevance of Public Personnel Administration and Policy in Times of Crisis.

by Norma M. Riccucci

normaNorma M. Riccucci, Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration riccucci@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Norma M. Riccucci is Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration. Her research and teaching interests lie in the broad area of public management, with a particular focus on social equity, diversity management and employment discrimination law. She has been awarded several honors, including the Charles H. Levine Award for excellence in teaching, research and service; the Hatfield Scholar Award; the Distinguished Research Award from the American Society for Public Administration and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration; the award for Scholarship Excellence in Public Sector Human Resources from ASPA’s Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations; and the Rita Mae Kelly Award for Research Excellence from ASPA’s Section for Women in Public Administration. In 2005, she was inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).

Public Servants to Public Managers: the European Story – Transformation or Torture.

by Christopher Pollitt

pollittChristopher Pollitt is Emeritus Professor at the Public Governance Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Christopher is author of more than 60 scientific articles and author or editor of more than a dozen scholarly books. The most recent were: New perspectives on public services (2012) and Context in public policy and management (2013). He has undertaken extensive consultancy and advice work for a wide variety of organizations, including the European Commission, the OECD, the World Bank, H.M Treasury, and a number of foreign governments.