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51216 | Education

Public Service Research Group (UNSW Canberra)

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Discussion paper

How can systems thinking enhance stewardship of public services?

Much has been written about systems thinking and its potential application in public administration. However, to date there is no clear consensus about its key concepts or methods, and very little empirical evidence exists to guide system level stewardship practice for those working in government...
Discussion paper

Co-production and innovation - creating better solutions for future public service implementation

This review of the academic and practitioner literature reveals that, at its core, co-production is a process that is entered into collaboratively, but how this is constituted depends on a number of factors. It depends on the level the co-production is involved in to enable...
Report

The role of middle managers in progressing gender equity in the public sector

Drawing on the experiences and knowledge of almost 300 managers in four public sector jurisdictions, this report examines the role that middle managers play in operationalising gender equity-focused policies and provides suggested actions to drive best practice.
Discussion paper

Not another review about implementation? Reframing the research agenda

This paper examines what light current literature can shed on the processes of policy implementation, what is known about this topic and where gaps remain.