Mehmet Akif Demircioglu

2018-06 - 2018-08

Visiting Assistant Professor

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the National University of Singapore

Mehmet Demircioglu is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He is also a research fellow at the Institute of Development Strategies at Indiana University-Bloomington and the Center for Organizational Research and Design (CORD) at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the link between innovative activities (including social media), management reforms, and employee attitudes in the public sector. His recent articles have appeared in the journals Research Policy, Journal of Technology Transfer, Public Performance & Management Review, and International Journal of Public Administration.

Research interests

Public sector innovation, public management reforms, social media in the public sector, employee attitudes.

Visiting projects and objectives

First, the link Between Public Management Reforms and Public Sector Innovation: The European Perspective. In this project, Mehmet Akif Demircioglu aims to understand how two different subfields of public management reforms and public sector reforms interact and can learn from each other. Second, he has a book project on public management reforms. In the latter project, he aims to learn what potential ‘big questions’ (e.g. something was important 40 years ago, is important now, and will be important in the future) in the study of public management reforms.

To know more

Link to Mehmet Akif Demircioglu personal webpage