Sue Williamson


Working during the pandemic: the future of work is hybrid

This study demonstrates that while managers are becoming increasingly supportive of flexible working arrangements, managers and employees have different perceptions of employee productivity when work is done remotely.
Literature review

Future of work literature review: emerging trends and issues

This report synthesises the literature of the last decade, with a focus on literature emerging since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to identify issues that will affect working in the Australian Public Service (APS). It focuses on teleworking, but also examines activity-based working and...

Working during the pandemic: from resistance to revolution?

The findings in this research report suggest a major shift in the mindset of managers, from previous resistance or scepticism about the benefits of working from home, to a new understanding of the potential productivity and other benefits.

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.

Embedding gender equality in the Australian Public Service: changing practices, changing cultures

The Australian Public Service Gender Equality Strategy has started an important conversation about the nature of equality, how it is achieved, and the opportunities and challenges it represents.