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ANZSOG alum Gaye Searancke appointed chief executive of Land Information New Zealand

  • Published Date: 16 May 2019
ANZSOG alum Gaye Searancke has been appointed as chief executive of Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), a department of 600 staff with a $600 million budget. New Zealand State Se...
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What’s so wicked about wicked problems?

  • Published Date: 15 May 2019
The concept of wicked problems has become a fad in contemporary policy analysis with any number of problems being labelled as "wicked". However if these problems are analysed using a strict definition...
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Connecting academics and practitioners to deliver public value

  • Published Date: 14 May 2019
Policy makers need access to robust and high-quality research and evidence when developing new policies and programs. But connecting policy makers to relevant and useful research work in academia rema...
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Giving public managers the drop on new research

  • Published Date: 14 May 2019
  As part of its mission to strengthen the practice of public management in Australia and New Zealand, ANZSOG is helping to disseminate research to public managers through a research partnership...
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It’s time to think smarter about policy implementation

  • Published Date: 13 May 2019
Effective policy implementation is often overlooked or treated as secondary to policy development but the results of poor policy implementation can be ...
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How finding your voice can help you at work 

  • Published Date: 10 May 2019
Communication is central to work in the public sector, and nothing is more central to communication than voice.  Voice affects our confidence when delivering important messages and our ability t...
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Monash Commission report: Rethinking post-compulsory education in Australia

  • Published Date: 10 May 2019
The report of the first Monash Commission has been published on ‘Rethinking post-compulsory education in Australia’ and recommends a new statutory agency for post-compulsory education an...
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ANZSOG’s Executive Fellows Program: Challenging public sector leadership 

  • Published Date: 09 May 2019
The Australia and New Zealand School Government’s (ANZSOG)Executive Fellows Programis designed to be challenging. Aimed at senior executives across all levels of government and the public...
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New ANZSOG Churchill Fellowship for a Māori public servant

  • Published Date: 09 May 2019
Applications for a new opportunity for Māori working in the New Zealand public sector to explore and learn from the practices of their international peers is now open. For the first time, the Austra...
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Counting the cost

  • Authors: Leo Dobes
  • Published Date: 08 May 2019
For economist Dr Leo Dobes and his co-authors Joanne Leung and Dr George Argyrous, all is not well with the evaluation of government programs and projects. Here, Dr Dobes makes his case for boosting t...
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Why government agencies forget

  • Published Date: 01 May 2019
Organisational memory loss impacts negatively on the performance of government agencies. It can lead to weaknesses  in policy, service delivery and the craft of the public servant. By understandi...
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ANZSOG’s Executive Fellows Program: where leadership and public policy intersect 

  • Published Date: 26 April 2019
One of Victoria’s senior public sector executives, Keryn Negri, looks back fondly at the time she stepped away from the demands of her job for a few weeks to join the 2012 E...