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Women leaders nominated for ANZSOG/ Women’s Agenda public sector award

  • Published Date: 22 August 2019
Five women leaders from the public sector have made the shortlist of nominees for the ANZSOG/ Women’s Agenda Emerging Female Leader in the Government and Public Sector Award. The award, sponsored b...
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Collaborating for policy success in Aotearoa-New Zealand

  • Published Date: 22 August 2019
Better collaboration between agencies and with Māori communities are keys to future policy success, speakers have told an ANZSOG event. The ANZSOG Thought Leadership event in Wellington followed the...
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How to increase the relevance and use of social and behavioural science

  • Published Date: 21 August 2019
A post on the London School of Economics Impact Blog outlined why it is unrealistic for academic research to drive policy change. Yet social and behavioural research can help solve real world problems...
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Aurora Project: ANZSOG seeking applicants for Indigenous internship

  • Published Date: 20 August 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
ANZSOG is seeking Indigenous applicants as part of the Aurora Project, which provides hands-on experience and insight into working in the Indigenous sector in Australia. ANZSOG has registered as a ho...
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Using innovation to encourage public managers to embrace risk

  • Published Date: 16 August 2019
Public managers want to be more innovative, and governments need to offer them better training and encourage risk-taking and creative thinking, according to new research from ANZSOG, the Monash Sustai...
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Using evidence to combat growing public sector uncertainty

  • Published Date: 15 August 2019
The public sector is operating in an environment that is more complex, volatile and politicised than ever, and public managers need to develop new tools to thrive. So, how can they balance dealing wi...
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From ABBA to Ace of Base: How program failure paved the way for Sweden's pop industry

  • Published Date: 15 August 2019
Oh baby, baby… If you remember the late 90s, then the opening bars of ‘...Baby one more time’ were as familiar as your own doorbell. While it was hard to avoid Britney Spears’ breakout hit, he...
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To restore trust in government, we need to reinvent how the public service works

  • Published Date: 14 August 2019
ANZSOG, the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI), and Beth Noveck’s NYU Governance Lab (GovLab) are collaborating on a project to design innovation-focused education and training programs...
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Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Toolkit: Restoring trust in government by reinventing how the public service works

  • Published Date: 13 August 2019
Australian public servants are eager to join the world’s most informed and effective public administrations and adopt new ways of developing policy and services, according to a world-first survey of...
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Has Australia lost its success mojo?: A Public Sector Week panel discussion

  • Published Date: 05 August 2019
ANZSOG-affiliated faculty and academics will come together for a panel discussion at IPAA Victoria’s Public Sector Week, to highlight Australian policy successes and uncover why society seems fixate...
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Improving learning outcomes for Indigenous students

  • Published Date: 05 August 2019
Indigenous ways of learning include deep listening and community-oriented activities, with family being a prominent element of First Peoples’ education. In contrast, Eurocentric teaching methods can...
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ANZSOG Alumni Advisory Council working to increase Alumni engagement

  • Published Date: 02 August 2019
ANZSOG’s Alumni Advisory Council met for the fourth time last month, continuing its mission to create new ways for alumni to get involved in ANZSOG activities. The Council was established last year...