John Langford is a Professor and the Graduate Adviser in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of public sector governance, management, and ethics.
Kathryn Denhardt specializes in organizational leadership, human resource management, performance-based contracting, and ethics. She has worked extensively with state and local government practitioners, assisting them in bringing about desired changes in their organizations through strategic planning, organizational development, and a variety of management reform efforts. S
James H. Svara is a research professor of public affairs at Arizona State University and visiting professor in the School of Government at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He specializes in local government leadership, management, innovation, and ethics.