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Delivering change: How Australia Post became agile

Published Date: 26 May 2020
Tweet The following article by ANZSOG’s Patrick Lucas and Professor Janine O’Flynn was originally published on the website of the USA’s Agile Government Center. It explores the pressures t...
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Understanding prevention and early intervention in public policy

Published Date: 19 May 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: The Bridge
They say “prevention is better than cure”. By intervening early in people’s lives, policymakers can more effectively address policy problems. However, policymakers need to understand the complex...
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Agile: a new way of governing

Published Date: 06 May 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: The Bridge
As a practice, ‘agility’ has fundamentally changed core aspects of project management, business processes and software design. This agile approach also has the potential to change government and p...
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Leading in a crisis: How to learn from others

Published Date: 28 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Allan McConnell (University of Sydney), Eric K. Stern (University at Albany (SUNY)), Arjen Boin (Leiden University) The key challenge: learning on the fly The devastating COVID-19 outbreak has cr...
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What can the policy sciences tell us about COVID-19?

Published Date: 22 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: The Bridge, COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is urgent, global in scale and massive in impact. What insights can the policy sciences provide about the dynamics of COVID-19? At a glance A paper in Policy Sciences - COVID-1...
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Leading in a Crisis: Using adaptive leadership to shape the COVID-19 crisis response

Published Date: 17 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Robbie Macpherson (Adaptable Leadership, Sydney) and Paul ‘t Hart (Utrecht University) The COVID-19 crisis has created extraordinary levels of disruption to our sense of security, domestic and c...
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Leading in a crisis: Committing to clear crisis communications

Published Date: 09 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Arjen Boin (Leiden University), Allan McConnell (Sydney University), Eric Stern (State University of New York), Paul ‘t Hart (Utrecht University) Why ‘meaning-making’ matters In every crisi...
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Leading in a crisis: Tackling crises together and the challenges of coordination

Published Date: 08 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Arjen Boin (Leiden University), Paul ‘t Hart (Utrecht University), Evert Lindquist (University of Victoria) The global impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can be defined as a ‘super ...
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Accounting for ‘dis/value’: challenging the assumptions behind public value

Published Date: 07 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: The Bridge, COVID-19
For public service managers and policymakers, delivering public value has become central to the design and delivery of policies and programs. But the complex reality of public service practice can cre...
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Leading in a crisis: Organisational resilience in mega-crises

Published Date: 02 April 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Arjen Boin (Leiden University), Fredrik Bynander (Swedish Defense University), Eric Stern (State University of New York at Albany), Paul ‘t Hart (Utrecht University) The coronavirus (COVID-19) p...
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Leading in a crisis: How to avoid common pitfalls and build a high performing team

Published Date: 28 March 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Eric Stern (State University of New York at Albany), Paul ‘t Hart, (Utrecht University / ANZSOG), Allan McConnell, (University of Sydney) Responses to crises are to a large extent shaped by...
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Leading in a crisis: Strategic crisis leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic

Published Date: 27 March 2020
Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leading in a crisis, COVID-19
By Arjen Boin, (Leiden University), Allan McConnell, (University of Sydney), Paul ‘t Hart (Utrecht University/ ANZSOG) The COVID-19 pandemic has become the ultimate stress test for communities, cou...