News & Media

Why Indigenous knowledge should be an essential part of how we govern the world’s oceans

  • Published Date: 10 June 2021
Meg Parsons, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland and Lara Taylor, Kairangahau Māori - Māori Researcher, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research This article is republished from The Conversati...
Opinion

“What does Jeremy Think?”: The value of public service

  • Published Date: 09 June 2021
Sir Jeremy Heywood was the greatest British public servant of his generation – confidant and troubleshooter for both Conservative and Labour Prime Ministers, and a key figure in dealing with maj...
News & Media

ANZSOG Board expanded for broader representation

  • Published Date: 09 June 2021
ANZSOG’s Board has been expanded to ensure that all of ANZSOG’s ten owner governments are represented with further appointments to ensure the Board retains diverse representation. At the ANZ...
News & Media

How ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration helped Ambulance Victoria’s Terry Marshall respond to COVID-19

  • Published Date: 08 June 2021
In the Ambulance Service they say ‘seconds count’ - so you need to get it right because sometimes you don’t get a second chance. Ambulance Victoria (AV) is a high-performing organisation a...
News & Media

Governing the pandemic: The politics of navigating a mega-crisis

  • Published Date: 08 June 2021
COVID-19 has been the ultimate stress test for governments and nations – testing their plans and preparations, political and administrative leadership, and societal and institutional resilience....
News & Media

How ANZSOG has adapted the EMPA to help build senior capability in the public sector

  • Published Date: 04 June 2021
ANZSOG has done a huge amount of work to adapt its programs to the COVID-world, both in content and delivery. ANZSOG Dean and CEO Ken Smith writes about the challenges of moving online, the pos...
News & Media

‘Red tape’ and ‘beige tape’: what are they and why do they matter?

  • Published Date: 04 June 2021
By Adam Beaumont The need to cut ‘red tape’ and reduce the regulatory burden is a familiar call from business, business advocates and other duty holders, and a frequent subject of publi...
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The real challenge to COVID-19 vaccination rates isn’t hesitancy — it’s equal access for Māori and Pacific people

  • Published Date: 03 June 2021
Jesse Whitehead, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Waikato; Kate C. Prickett, Director of the Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families and Children, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria Unive...
News & Media

Jacinda Ardern calls for 'ethical algorithms' to combat online extremism. What this means

  • Published Date: 02 June 2021
Nathalie Collins, Academic Director (National Programs), Edith Cowan University This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. ...
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Wage restraint aims to lift the lowest-earning public servants, but it won’t fix stubborn gender and ethnic pay gaps

  • Published Date: 02 June 2021
Claire Breen, Professor of Law, University of Waikato This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. It has been a co...
Research

Does performance measurement improve public sector performance?

Published Date: 01 June 2021
It is expected governments will deliver on their promises, both to fulfil their democratic responsibilities and provide satisfactory services to the public. Using formal performance measurement...
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Targets, quotas and women in leadership: Christine Nixon makes the case

  • Published Date: 25 May 2021
Women make up a majority of the Australian and New Zealand public service, but are still a minority in leadership roles. At the same time the public sector is slowly moving away from traditiona...