The faculty and senior fellows of CPS constantly produce academic and professional materials contributing to the study of and progession of leadership development within the public sector.
- Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study. Nishishiba, M. (2012). Sage Journals: State and Local Government Review, 44 (1), pp. 55-66. Download a podcast of Dr. Nishishiba speaking on Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon.
- Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership. Nishishiba, M. & Kecskes, K. (2012) Journal of College and Character, 13 (1), pp. 1-13
- Explicating factors that foster civic engagement among students. Nishishiba, M., Nelson, H. T., & Shinn, C. (2005) Journal of Public Affairs Education, 11 (4), pp. 269-285
- The concept of trustworthiness: A cross-cultural comparison between Japanese and U.S. business people. Nishishiba, M., & Ritchie, L. (2000) Journal of Applied Communication Research, 28 (4), pp. 347-367
- Project Management Toolkit: A strategic approach to new local governance [Chihou Gyoursei wo Kaeru ‘Project Management Toolkit’: Jichitai Shokuin no Tameno Shin-Shigotojutus]. Nishishiba, M., Ingle, M., Tsukamoto, H., & Kobayashi, M. (2007) Tokyo: Gyosei. pp. 360.
- Looking back on the founding: Civic engagement traditions in the United States. Nishishiba, M., Banyan, M., & Morgan, D. within The State of Citizen Participation in America, Kaifeng Yang and Hindy Schachter (Eds.) (2012) Charlotte, NC. The Information Age Publishing
- Keep Portland Weird: Retaining the commission form of government. Morgan, D., Nishishiba, M., & Vizzini, D. within More than mayor or manager: Campaign to change form of government in America's large cities. James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson (Ed.) (2010) DC: Georgetown Univ. Press. pp. 279 - 301.
- The Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report. Portland State University’s Institute for Nonprofit Management and the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.
- The Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study Phase 2.0. Portland State University's Center for Public Service and the State of Oregon. September 11, 2012.
- Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs. Portland State University's Center for Public Service and Oregon Corrections Enterprises. February 7, 2013.
- The Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypical Current and Future Retirees in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho - Final Report (May 21, 2013)
- Present Value Analysis (Working draft: February 26, 2013)
- CPS in the media: "As Oregon legislators debate PERS reform, Portland State University came out Monday with a new study comparing retirement benefits for public employees in Northwest states." (The Oregonian, February 25, 2013.)
Works In Progress
On occasion, CPS publishes "working drafts" of publications before finalization for the purpose of ensuring a robust and constructive public conversation about important topics.
There are no working drafts available at this time.