Dr. Doug Goodman is the MPA Director and an Associate Professor of Public Affairs in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas. His main teaching and research area focuses on public human resource management and state budgetary politics. Dr. Goodman's current research interests include workforce planning, at-will employment in the public sector, human resource management reforms, managing public employees following catastrophic events, and public sector retirement benefits. Lear more about Dr. Goodman on his home and Research Explorer pages
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(Sage, 2010-02-11)This article examines the attitudes of a key set of state government officials—state human resource (HR) professionals—toward employment at will (EAW) in state government. It presents original survey data obtained from HR ...