Thought Leadership

Leading with humility: Has COVID-19 opened the door for honest and transparent leadership?

  • Published Date: 31 July 2020
At first ‘leading with humility’ looks like a contradiction in terms. But the term is increasingly being used to describe an empowering style of leadership, more suited to governments in th...
News & Media

New ANZSOG/ANU Press publication examines governance structures in Greater China and Australia

  • Published Date: 31 July 2020
A new ANZSOG/ANU Press publication comparing governance structures in Australia, the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan will be launched next week. The book has an in-depth focus on the s...
Research

Backing what works? Social impact bonds and evidence-informed policy and practice

Published Date: 28 July 2020
Globally, governments are exploring new ways of procuring public services to improve effectiveness and efficiency. A high-profile example of this trend over the past decade is the development o...
Research

What can be learnt from the “Agile Journey” at the World Bank

Published Date: 28 July 2020
By G.Edward DeSeve, leader of the Agile Government Centre The following article was originally published on the website of the USA’s Agile Government Center. The US-based Agile Government C...
News & Media

Striking a balance – Peter Shergold and Graeme Samuel discuss independent vs departmental regulators

  • Published Date: 21 July 2020
As well as being good managers and leaders, good regulators need to maintain their integrity and earn the trust of the public, governments and their duty holders, while keeping their independen...
News & Media

Applications open: ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration will help you strengthen your public sector career

  • Published Date: 17 July 2020
Applications for ANZSOG’s 2021 Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) are now open, with a new cohort of emerging public sector leaders set to strengthen their professional ski...
News & Media

ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration strengthens Dan Craig’s public service leadership

  • Published Date: 17 July 2020
A year-and-a-half into his ANZSOG Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA), Dan Craig is certain his decision to commit to the program has already brought value to the Victorian public ...
Research

Has New Public Management improved public services?

Published Date: 15 July 2020
Tweet New Public Management reforms have been accused of importing practices from the private sector that could collide with core public service values. But have they been effective in their pro...
News & Media

Good design leads to great digitisation for regulators

  • Published Date: 13 July 2020
Cassandra Meagher is the executive director service reform at Service Victoria, the Victorian Government’s dedicated customer service agency, which is leading the transformation of the way Vi...
Thought Leadership

The pandemic cries for a reimagining of government

  • Published Date: 10 July 2020
Tweet In a series of webinars, the Centre for Public Impact and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government explore a new paradigm based on enablement as a way of delivering positive comm...
News & Media

Reforming cannabis laws is a complex challenge, but New Zealand’s history of drug reform holds important lessons

  • Published Date: 08 July 2020
- Marta Rychert, Senior Researcher in Drug Policy, Massey University and Chris Wilkins, Associate Professor of illegal drug research, Massey University This article is republish...
News & Media

Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret to their success

  • Published Date: 08 July 2020
- Kate Maclean, Professor of International Development, Northumbria University, Newcastle This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the orig...