O’Toole, L.J. (2015) “Networks and networking: the public administrative agendas,” Public Administration Review 75, 3: 361-371
O’Toole, L.J., and Meier, K.J. (2015) Public management, context, and performance: In quest of a more general theory,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 25, 1: 237-56
O’Toole, L.J. (2015) “Globalization, global governance, and public administration” in Kim, S., Ashley, S., and Lambright, W.H. eds., Public Administration in the Context of Global Governance (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2015): 3-8
Meier, K.J., and O’Toole, L.J. (2013) Subjective organizational performance and measurement error: common source bias and spurious relationships,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 23, 2: 429-56
O’Toole, L.J., and R.K. Christensen, R.K., eds. (2013) American intergovernmental relations: foundations, perspectives, and issues (5th edition). Thousand Oaks, California: CQ Press.
O’Toole, L.J., and Meier, K.J. (2011) Public management: organizations, governance and performance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Bressers, J.Th., de Bruijn, T., Lulofs, K, and O’Toole, L.J. (2011) Negotiation-based policy instruments and performance: Dutch covenants and environmental policy outcomes," Journal of Public Policy 31, 2: 187-208
O’Toole, L.J., and Meier, K.J. (2011) Comparing public and private management: theoretical expectations,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 21, supplement 3: i283-i299
Andrews, R., Boyne, G.A., Meier, K.J., and O’Toole, L.J. (2009) European Union accession and public service performance,” Policy & Politics 37, 1 (2009): 19-37
Meier, K.J. & O'Toole, L.J. (2006). Bureaucracy in a democratic state: a governance perspective. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Boyne, G., Meier, K.J., O’Toole, L.J., and Walker, R. (2006) Public Services Performance: Perspectives on Measurement and Management. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Coenen, F.H.J.M., Huitema, D. & O'Toole, L.J. (1998). Participation and the quality of environmental decision making. Dordrecht ; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
O'Toole, L.J. (1998). Institutions, policy and outputs for acidification: the case of Hungary. Aldershot, England; Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate.
Bressers, H., O'Toole, L.J. & Richardson, J.J. (1995). Networks for water policy: a comparative perspective. London: F. Cass.
Author or coauthor of more than 160 scholarly articles and book chapters, including in such international journals as Environmental Politics, European Journal of Political Research, Policy Studies Journal, Journal of Public Policy, Policy Studies Review, Public Administration Review, Governance, Beleidswetenschap, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Evaluation Review, and Journal of European Public Policy.