Public Administration Research

Public Administration Research (PAR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of public administration. The journal is published semiannually in both print and online versions by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The scope of PAR includes the following fields: public administration, public policy, public management, human resource management, organizational theory in public administration, ethics in public administration, policy analysis and public budgeting. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals.

The online version of the journal is free access and download.

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2015 Q3: Articles Received: 9; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 3; Published: 0; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 9; Accepted: 4; Rejected: 2; Published: 6; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 11; Accepted: 8; Rejected: 5; Published: 0; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 53; Accepted: 36; Rejected: 18; Published: 26; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 54; Accepted: 44; Rejected: 12; Published: 32; Retracted: 0





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Vol 4, No 1 (2015)

Public Administration Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, May, 2015

Table of Contents


More Promotions, More Sales? A Promotional Extent Optimization Model to Beauty Business PDF
Nivaldo Kassouf Pizzinatto, Nadia Kassouf Pizzinatto, Andrea Kassouf Pizzinatto p1
Post-independence African Policy: African Socialism and the Organization of African Unity PDF
Asfaw Kumssa, John F. Jones p12
An Analysis on the Web Portals of the Municipalities Comprising the Regional Development Bureau of Joinville (SC), Based on a Multicriteria Decisionmaking Model PDF
Enéias Alexandre Staroscky, Mauricio Vasconcellos Leao Lyrio, Rogério Joao Lunkes, Belchior Pedro Cole, Gissele Souza de Franceschi Nunes p24
Sustainable Awareness: Strategic Plan of Waste Management for a Brazilian Company PDF
Ana Claudia Machado Padilha, Elaine Pandolfo Brustolin, Juliana Birkan Azevedo, Paloma de Mattos Fagundes p38
Process and Value: Summary on Government Response in China PDF
Zhihua Bai p51
Ethnicity and Ethnic Politics: An Impediment to Political Development in Nigeria PDF
Adeleke Adegbami, Charles I. N. Uche p59
Contributions of Action Research in Management Practices in the Brazilian Public Universities PDF
Odemir Vieira Baêta, Mozar José de Brito, Carla Beatriz Marques Rocha e Mucci, José Roberto Pereira p68
The Research on Price Strategy to Incent China's Drug Innovation PDF
Bin Zhou, Xiaoming Wu p78
Reviewer Acknowledgements for Public Administration Research, Vol. 4, No. 1 PDF
Vivian Sheng p88

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Public Administration Research  ISSN 1927-517X  (Print)  ISSN 1927-5188  (Online)

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