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Vale Dr Evelyn Scott AO

  • Published Date: 22 September 2017
ANZSOG notes with sadness the passing of Dr Evelyn Scott AO. Evelyn was instrumental in campaigning for the equal rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including being influential ...
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Associate Professor Liam Smith explains the science of influencing behaviour

  • Published Date: 21 September 2017
Why do many public sector campaigns fail? Because they don’t take into account the lessons of behaviour change. Change in attitudes and behaviours around smoking, wearing seatbelts and drink-drivin...
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Learn to use evidence to help your work

  • Published Date: 21 September 2017
The modern world is drowning in data – so how can public servants cut through information overload and choose the right evidence to shape effective programs? ANZSOG’s Dr George Argyrous and Dr Zi...
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Joint ANZSOG, Monash University PhD Scholarships open now for behaviour change projects

  • Published Date: 20 September 2017
ANZSOG is partnering with Monash University on two ‘live’ behaviour change PhD projects to commence in 2018. The Monash Graduate Research Industry Partnership (GRIP) is offering 18 behaviour chan...
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Measuring public value in the 21st century: learn how with Mark Moore

  • Published Date: 14 September 2017
In two decades the concept of ‘public value’ has become widely known across the public sector as a way of understanding the unique role of government and the unique benefits it can provide to comm...
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'Lean' in public services: Looking at streamlining New Zealand's public sector

  • Published Date: 07 September 2017
In straitened times, ‘lean’ has become a popular approach to public service reform around the world. Which government wouldn’t enthusiastically embrace a methodology which promises to maintain s...
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Six ANZSOG partner universities in world’s top 100

  • Published Date: 07 September 2017
The latest Times Higher Education rankings of world universities has placed six of ANZSOG’s Australian partner universities in the world’s 100 best. Australia is well represented in the rankings,...
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Innovative remand centre tender lifts public sector standards

  • Published Date: 05 September 2017
Making public sector services contestable does not necessarily mean they will be contracted out, and the contestability process itself can work to improve the capacity of the public sector. On the 14...
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Game of Thrones and the underbelly of policy advice

  • Authors: Catherine Althaus, David Threlfall
  • Published Date: 05 September 2017
Spoilers ahead from Season 1 through Season 7. There is a world of difference between the Westminster system and the monarchical traditions of Westeros. Yet the dilemmas facing advisers in Game of Th...
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Which Game of Thrones leader are you?

  • Authors: Catherine Althaus, David Threlfall
  • Published Date: 05 September 2017
Season 7 has just reached a dramatic climax, and the game of thrones is poised for more intrigue in 2018. The long winter may have come for Westeros but sadly the long wait is all we can look forward ...
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Professor John Alford Farewelled

  • Published Date: 30 August 2017
Retiring ANZSOG Professor of Public Sector Management John Alford has been farewelled at a function in Melbourne on August 22 that recognised his unique contribution to ANZSOG, the field of public man...
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ANZSOG boosts research to $1.5 million with Professor Glyn Davis AC to chair research committee

  • Published Date: 30 August 2017
ANZSOG has announced it will significantly expand its research program to better reflect its role as Australia’s leading school of public administration. It will work more closely with partner gove...