Leadership and management, administration, organizational innovation and change, public sector ethics
Robert Denhardt, PhD, is a Professor of Public Administration and former Director of Leadership Programs at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. Dr. Denhardt is well-known for his scholarship on public service, public administration, organizational development, ethics, and leadership. His major books include The Dance of Leadership, The New Public Service, Theories of Public Organization, Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, The Pursuit of Significance, In the Shadow of Organization, and Just Plain Good Management. Bob has authored over 100 articles in professional journals and recently his article titled “The New Public Service”, co-written with his wife Dr. Janet Denhardt, was awarded distinction as one of the 75 most influential articles to the field of public administration.