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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Behn, Robert. The PerformanceStat Potential: A Leadership Strategy for Producing Results. Brookings Institution Press, 2014.
Behn, Robert. The PerformanceStat Potential: A Leadership Strategy for Producing Results. Brookings Institution Press, 2014.
Behn, Robert. "PerformanceStat: Accounting for Targeted Performance." The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability. Ed. Bovens, Mark, Robert E. Goodin, and Thomas Schillemans. Oxford University Press, 2014, 456-471.
Behn, Robert. "PortStat: Or How the United States Coast Guard Could Use the PerformanceStat Leadership Strategy to Improve Port Security." Ports in a Storm: Public Management in a Turbulent World. Ed. Donahue, John D., and Mark H. Moore. Brookings Institution Press, 2012, 55-83.
Behn, Robert. "The Consistency Conundrum: From Requirements and Templates to Expectations and Adaptations." Public Administration Review 70.6 (December 2010, Issue Supplement): s218-s219.
Behn, Robert. "Creating PerformanceStat's Organizational Competence and Commitment." Paper for the Thirty Second Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Boston, November 3, 2010.
Behn, Robert. "Collaborating for Performance: Or Can There Exist Such a Thing at CollaborationStat?" International Public Management Journal 13.4 (October 2010): 429 - 470.
Behn, Robert. "Closing the Knowledge-Practice Gap." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. December 2009.
Behn, Robert. Performance Leadership: Eleven Better Practices That Can Ratchet Up Performance. The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership. Ed. James L. Perry. Jossey-Bass, 2009, 13.
Behn, Robert. "PerformanceStat as a Search for Strategic Evidence." Paper presented at the National Public Management Research Conference, Columbus, and the Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C., October 1-3 and November 6, 2009.
Behn, Robert. "PerformanceStat Leadership Strategy." Bob Behn’s Performance Leadership Report. November 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Simple Strategies Drive Out the Subtle." Bob Behn's Performance Leadership Report. October 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Ratcheting Up Performance." Bob Behn's Performance Leadership Report. September 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Leadership is a "Generative" Activity." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. July 2009.
Behn, Robert. "That's Funny." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. June 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Recognizing Novelty." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. May 2009.
Behn, Robert. "Sometimes Weird Works." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. April 2009.
Behn, Robert. "The Data Don't Speak for Themselves." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. March 2009.
Behn, Robert. "No Perfect Performance Measure." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. February 2009.
Behn, Robert. "The Split Personality CPO." Bob Behn's Public Management Report. January 2009.