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Top-Level Pay, Performance, and Competence: Do Theory and Reality Ever Meet?


Donald E. Klingner is a professor at the University of Colorado. He is the coauthor of Public Personnel Management (6th ed., 2009), a Fulbright Senior Scholar, a visiting professor at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, and a consultant to the United Nations. He is president of ASPA and a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He worked for the U.S. Civil Service Commission prior to earning a doctorate in public administration from the University of Southern California (1974).