Research

Publications

  • Miyeon Song, Seung-Ho An, and Kenneth J. Meier. Forthcoming. Quality Standards, Implementation Autonomy, and Citizen Satisfaction with Public Services: Cross-National Evidence. Public Management Review.
  • Miyeon Song, Kenneth J. Meier, and Anna Amirkhanyan. Forthcoming. Goal Ambiguity, Management, and Performance in US Nursing Homes. Administration & Society.
  • Young Han Chun and Miyeon Song. 2014. Outsourcing Management in Public Enterprises: Case for Incheon International Airport. In S. Park (Ed.), Reform of Public Enterprises. Seoul: Pakyoungsa. (Korean) 

Invited Talks/Presentations
  • "Citizen Participation in the Public Service Delivery: The Role of Citizen Participation in Promoting Social Equity" with Kenneth J. Meier and Seung-Ho An. American University Conference on Equity and Public Management, 2019, Washington DC, USA.
  • "Regulatory Compliance across Public, Nonprofit, and For-profit Organizations: The Context of US Nursing Homes." Health Policy Workshop, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, 2018, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  • "Gender Differences in Performance-driven Managerial Innovation: The Evidence from US Nursing Homes." The Future of Behavioral Public Administration, University of Copenhagen, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark."
  • Walking the Walk: Does Perceptual Congruence between Managers and Employees Promote Employee Well-being?" with Kenneth J. Meier. Seminar on People Management in the Educational Sector, Tilburg University, 2018, Tilburg, the Netherlands.
  • "Representative Bureaucracy and Decentralization: A Cross-National Examination" with Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier. Texas A&M Race and Public Administration Conference, 2017, College Station, TX, USA.
  • "Taking Context More Seriously: Management and Performance in US and Korean Hospitals." Texas A&M Public Management Conference, 2016, College Station, TX, USA.
  • "Management-Performance Nexus Revisited: Evidence from Korea" with Young Han Chun. Texas A&M Public Management Conference, 2014, College Station, TX, USA.
  • "The Effects of Job Satisfaction on Organizational Performance" with Young Han Chun. SNU-PITTSBURGH Research Workshop, 2011, Seoul, Korea.

Recent Conference Presentations  
  • "Sector Bias and the Credibility of Performance Information." Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, 2019, San Diego, CA, with Kenneth J. Meier, Anna Amirkhanyan, and Jourdan Davis.
  • "Goal Ambiguity, Management, and Performance in US Nursing Homes." Association for Public Policy and Management, 2018, Washington DC, with Kenneth J. Meier, Anna Amirkhanyan, and Jourdan Davis.
  • "Public Management, Performance, and Context: A Cross-National Examination." Association for Public Policy and Management, 2018, Washington DC, with Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier.
  • "Politics, Bureaucracy, and Successful Governance: The Problem of Political Failure." American Political Science Association, 2018, Boston, MA, with Kenneth J. Meier, Mallory Compton, John Polga-Hecimovich, and Cameron Wimpy. 
  • "Race to the Top or Race to the Bottom: Market Competition, Regulatory Compliance, and Sector Differences." Public Management Research Conference, 2018, Singapore.
  • "Who Reacts to Performance Information? Heterogeneous Citizen Response to Performance Metrics." Public Management Research Conference, 2018, Singapore, with Minjung Kim and Nathan Favero. 
  • "Parents, Teachers, and Schools: Test Scores and Perceived Performance of Schools in 72 Countries." Midwest Political Science Association, 2018, Chicago, IL, with Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier.
  • "Healthcare in America: The Relationship between Subjective and Objective Assessments of Hospitals." Southern Political Science Association, 2018, New Orleans, LA, with Ohbet Cheon, Austin M. McCrea, and Kenneth J. Meier. 
  • "Who is the Principal’s Principal? Oversight, Management, and Performance." American Political Science Association, 2017, San Francisco, CA, with Ian R. Turner.
  • "Representative Bureaucracy, Gender, and Decentralization: A Cross-National Examination of Fifteen Countries." Public Management Research Conference, 2017, Washington DC, with Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier.
  • "Social Class, Ingroup-Outgroup Comparison, and Citizen Evaluations: Is User Satisfaction Linked to Outcome Disparities?" Public Management Research Conference, 2017, Washington DC, with Nathan Favero and Minjung Kim.
  • "Representative Bureaucracy and the Policy Environment: Gender Representation in Forty-Two Countries." Midwest Political Science Association, 2017, Chicago, IL, with Seung-Ho An, and Kenneth J. Meier.
  • "How Do Women Drive Innovation Based on Their Performance? The Evidence of US Nursing Homes." Midwest Political Science Association, 2017, Chicago, IL, with Ohbet Cheon. 
  • "Parents, Teachers, and Students in Centralized System: Judging the Quality of Schools." Southern Political Science Association, 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, with Kenneth J. Meier.