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How to build a corruption-resistant culture in the public sector

  • Published Date: 20 March 2019
Many government agencies take an ‘it won’t happen here’ approach to corruption and fail to create a strong ethical culture but when corrupt activity occurs it can take years to repair morale and...
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Learning from failure and success

  • Published Date: 20 March 2019
Evaluation of policies and programs together with a culture which learns from success and failure is pivotal in producing evidence for effective policy development and public sector management. This ...
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ANZSOG research informs Independent Review of the Australian Public Service 

  • Published Date: 19 March 2019
ANZSOG is playing a key role in the biggest review of the APS in a generation, the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service, chaired by David Thodey.  ANZSOG has been commissioned...
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Overturning a blind eye: How coordinated action is on track to eliminate trachoma in Australia

  • Published Date: 12 March 2019
ANZSOG’s John L. Alford Case Library contains almost 300 examples of public policy challenges, to be used in the development of public managers. This article highlights a case on how one determined ...
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How to deliver gender equity in the public service

  • Published Date: 08 March 2019
The keys to closing the equity gap in Australia’s public services are addressing unconscious bias, expanding our definitions of merit and better support for flexible work arrangements, according to ...
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Be a clever leader, not just an intelligent one, says Māori Development boss Michelle Hippolite

  • Published Date: 06 March 2019
Often asked what it’s like being a Māori woman leader, Michelle Hippolite discusses connecting the head and heart, Māori ideas about leadership, and commitment to the public service. There’s a ...
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How do we measure public value?

  • Published Date: 04 March 2019
The concept of public value has become a hot topic in public administration. However there has been a lack of clarity about how to measure the public value that organisations are producing. This brief...
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Public sector needs to recognise Indigenous culture and sovereignty: Conference summary

  • Published Date: 28 February 2019
ANZSOG’s Reimagining Public Administration: First Peoples, governance and new paradigms conference has ended with a call for optimism and recognition of the resilience and potential of Indigenous co...
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ANZSOG 2019: New staff, new research program, more courses in regional Australia 

  • Published Date: 26 February 2019
ANZSOG is in for an exciting 2019, with new staff, a revamped research program, greater Indigenous engagement and a focus on regional Australia.  ANZSOG Dean and CEO, Professor Ken Smith said AN...
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Hobbits or handouts? Public sector executives analyse the rise of New Zealand’s screen industry

  • Published Date: 26 February 2019
Handling chainmail and wielding alien machinery falls outside the job descriptions of most senior public servants but analysing the complex relationship between public value and government expenditure...
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Marcia Langton calls for greater power for Indigenous sector at ANZSOG conference 

  • Published Date: 22 February 2019
“Give the money to the Indigenous sector and the power to the Indigenous sector.” That was the theme of Professor Marcia Langton’s address to ANZSOG’s Reima...
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ANZSOG’s Indigenous Strength and Leadership video competition winners announced 

  • Published Date: 20 February 2019
Two video initiatives promoting Indigenous leadership in public administration have been recognised as part of a new ANZSOG initiative. Dawul Wuru Aboriginal Corporation in northe...