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Zhiyong Lan

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Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
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Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
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Biography

G. Zhiyong Lan is a professor of Public Administration at the School of Public Affairs in the Watts College of Public Sevice and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. He obtained his B.A. degree from Nanjing University, PRC, his MPA degree (Master of Public Administration) from North Carolina State University, and his Ph.D. degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

Professor Lan teaches and researches in areas of general public administration theory, research methodology, information technology and resources management and policy, organizational studies, government and business relationships, local government and economic development, and comparative public administration. So far, he has published two books, over 50 journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. The journals he has published articles in include Brown Journal of World Affairs, Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, Journal of Public Administration: Theory and Research, Administration and Society, Journal of Government Information, Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of American-East Asian Studies, Asian Journal of Public Administration, Asian Thought and Society, Chinese Public Administration Review, etc.

Lan has also published monographs, newspaper articles, book reviews, research reports and conference proceedings, and presented more than 30 papers at national, international, and regional conferences. Professor Lan serves on two editorial boards, serves as a board member of the Science and Technology Section of ASPA (American Society of Public Administration), and as a referee for a number of public administration journals. He is also very active in working with the local governments and local communities.

Education
  • Ph.D. Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
  • M.P.A. North Carolina State University
  • B.A. Nanjing University, China
Research Interests
  • general public administration theory
  • research methodology
  • information technology and resources management/policy
  • organizational studies
  • government and business relationships
  • local government and economic development
  • comparative public administration
Publications
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Wei, Ming. On the Modernization of State Governance System and Governance Capacity: A Topdown System Design. Journal of Public Management. Vol. Issue 1. Pp. 1-5 (reprinted by Xinghua Abstracts). . (In Chinese) (2015).
  • Lan, G. Zhiyong. The Role of High Tech/Industrial Park in Leading Local Development: Tales in Chengdu and Phoenix, pp 27-46. Comparative Studies on Chinese and American Areas (2015).
  • Hu, Wei, Zhiyong Lan, and Liu Songbo. Innovation in Cardre Selection and Promotion-The Case of Mudanjiang. Business and Public Administration Studies (a journal of Washington Institute of China Studies). 2014. Vol. 8, No. 1., pp 48-58 (2014).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. Discussion on the Theory and Strategy of Scientifically Classifying Public Institutions in China. Feb-March, 2014. Pp 22. 26. (In Chinese). China Administrative Reform and Management (Run by Chinese Central Government Administrative Personnel Office)? (2014).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. On Research Methods in Public Administration. Chinese Public Administration Review. 2014, pp. 59-64. (In Chinese) (2014).
  • Liu, Yang and Lan, Zhiyong. Policy and Strategies on Science and Technology Talents in the United Kingdom. Journal of Tian Jin Administrative Institute, 2014/05, Vol. 56. Pp. 91-97 (2014).
  • Yu, Suyan and Lan, Zhiyong. Research on Regional Collaborative Governance for Air Pollution: the case of Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei. Journal of Tianjin Administrative Institute, 2014/06 Vol. 56. Pp. 57-66 (2014).
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Miao,Aimin. Classics of Public Administration in Chinese. Ed. . Pp. 1385-1400. Classics of Public Administration in Chinese. Ed. Cao, Feng. Pp. 1385-1400. Beijing, Social Science Documents Press. 2014 (2014).
  • N/A - record moved from Edited Books. N/A - record moved from Edited Books. "Reflections on Modern Public Administration" Beijing University Press , 2014 (2014).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. Chinese Public Administration is obligated to answer the historical question on How to Establish China's Modern Governance System. (2014).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. Governance in China and in the West, a Comparison. (2014).
  • Hu, Wei, Lan, Zhiyong, and Yang, Yongping. Factors Affecting Civil Servants Learning: An Empirical Study. Journal of Public Management, 2013, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 68-77 (2013).
  • Lan, Zhiyong, Song, Xuezeng, and Wu, Meng. Exploring the Origins of Food Security Issues in China's Market--A Perspective on the Changing Nature of Production in China's Process of Transformation. Administrative Forum. 2013/01 (2013).
  • Lan, Zhiyong, Wei Min. Open Selection of the Leaders: Institutional Evolution, Methods Innovation, and Future Development?. Journal of Tianjin Administration Institute. Vol. 15, No. 6, 2013, pp. 28-32 (2013).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. Research Question Guided Research in Public Administration: An Assessment of " Integrated, Information Based, and Standardized at Home Service Provision. Journal of Public Management, 2013, 10, pp 16-18 (2013).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. Strategies for China's Administrative Reform in the Directions Outlined by the Eighth Congress. China Governance Review (2013).
  • Wei Hu, G. Zhiyong Lan. Reforming Civil Service in Modern-Day China. . Public Administration Review (2013).
  • . . Review of: Road to Governance: Building a Civil Service with Chinese Characteristics [in Mandarin] (Beijing: China Personnel Press, 2011). 312 pp. ¥52.00 (paper), ISBN: 9787512901544 (2013).
  • Chen, Guoqing, Wang, Hongxiang, Chan, Benyong, Jiang, Jianhua, Lan, Zhiyong, Chen, Jun, Luo, Jizhou. Reforming the Management System in Prosecution. Prosecution System, 2012,03:44-46. (In Chinese) (2012).
  • G. Zhiyong Lan and Joseph Galaskiewicz. Innovations in Public and Non-profit Sector Organizations in China. Management and Organization Review SSCI (2012).
  • G. Zhiyong Lan and Joseph Galaskiewicz. Innovations in Public and Non-profit Sector Organizations in China. Management and Organization Review. November, 2012, Volume 8, Issue 3 (pages 491–506)?(SSCI. impact factor, 2.44) (2012).
  • Hu, Wei and Lan, Zhiyong. A Comparison of Leadership Style Theory and Practice of China and the West. Journal of Chinese Public Administration. 2012,10:30-33. (CSSCI). (In Chinese) (2012).
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Liu, Yang. Building Learning Organizations to Promote Organizational Learning and System Innovation. The Sea of Learning. 2012,03:95-101 (2012).
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Miao, Aimin. A Cross-Culture Dialogue on Politics and Administration Dichotomy. Journal of Gangsu Public Administration College, 2012,02:4-10+126. (Reprinted by Xinhua News Digest, China's most authentic social sciences abstract). (In Chinese) (2012).
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Wei, Hu. Mosher's Description of US Civil Service Development and the Trend for Professionalization of China's Civil Service. The First Resource. 2012, 8.. (In Chinese) (2012).
  • Lan, Zhiyong, Liu, Yang, and Bao, Guoquan. "Ethics" as a Measurement in the Cadre Evaluation System. Chinese Public Administration. 2012, 07:40-43 (CSSCI). (In Chinese) (2012).
  • Lan, Zhiyong. Multiple Challenges Are Putting China's Administrative Reform on Fire. Journal of Administrative Reform (by Academy of Governance, 2012, 10:28-31. (Also republished by People's Net). (In Chinese) (2012).
  • Li, Dongquan and Lan, Zhiyong. The Typology of Communities in China and the Strategies for Their Development. Journal of Public Administration. Vol. 9, No. 1, 2012. Pp. 104-110 . (CSSCI). (In Chinese) (2012).
  • Lan , Zhiyong and Miao, Aimin. "Organizational Learning and Management Innovation.". Practicing Beijing Spirit and Improving Leadership Capacity (2012).
  • . Special Issue: Innovations in Public and Non-profit Sector Organizations in China. (2012).
  • Li, Dongquan and Lan, Zhiyong. How China Governs Its Communities: the Case of Xiaojiahe Street in Chengdu. (2012).
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Li, Dongquan. Community Development Is an Important Pre-requisite for Social Governance Innovation. Chinese Public Administration. (In Chinese) (2011).
  • Li, Dongquan, Huang, Kun and Lan, Zhiyong. Social Network Analysis Methods and Its Application Prospects for Urban Planning Management. International Urban Planning. 2011 (3). Vol. 26, Pp.86-90. (in Chinese) (2011).
  • Lan, Zhiyong and Chen, Guoquan. "Intergovernmental Relations.". Handbook of Public Administration in East Asia: China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan. (2010).
  • Li, Dongquan and Lan, Zhiyong. From Topdown to Citizen Governance: The Case O?How China Governs Its Communities: the Case of Xiaojiahe Street in Chengdu. PA Times, October, 2012. PA Times , October, 2012 (0).
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 508Organization Behavior
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 508Organization Behavior
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 508Organization Behavior
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 508Organization Behavior
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 501Public Service Research I
PAF 502Public Service Research II
AEP 593Applied Project
Fall 2014
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PAF 564Political Economy
Service
  • International Association of Management Sciences, academic Committee Member in Charge of Annual Conference Theme Selection (2012 - Present)
  • ASU International Contact Person in China, Helped receiving ASU vice presidents, their staff and different schools' international staff in China and put them into contact with potential ASU partners (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of Public Adminitration, Editorial Member (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of Public Adminitration, Editorial Member (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of Public Administration and Policy Review, Editor-in-Chief (01-2012 - Present)
  • Journal of Public Administration and Policy Review, Editor-in-Chief (01-2012 - Present)
  • American Review of Public Administration, Member of Editorial Board (2012 - 2015)
  • Association International Management Sciences, Academic Committee Member (2012 - 2015)
  • Public Administration Review, Editorial Board Member (2012 - 2015)
  • College Student Grievances Committee, member (2014 - 2015)
  • University Senate (Curriculumand Academic Programms Committee, Member (2014 - 2015)
  • Program Director, 7th Sino-US Public Administration International Conference, Program Director (primary organizer), by ASPA and Renmin University, June 6-7th (2014 - 2014)
  • School Committee for Full Professor Promotion, member (2013 - 2014)