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Deborah Blackman

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...
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.
Literature review

Women in cyber security literature review

This report examines the existing limited research on women in the cyber security industry, and women in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) to identify barriers to women’s labour market participation.
Report

A diagnostic tool for assessing organisational readiness for complex change

An output from the ANZSOG-funded project 'Diagnosing readiness: Testing organisational capabilities'. This paper outlines the development of a new diagnostic tool to enable organisations to gauge their preparedness for complex change. Abstract Much is made of the best way to manage change, including a large...