Journal article

Research and education in public sector practice: a systems approach to understanding policy impact

This article outlines how a systems thinking approach can aid understanding of research and education impact on government practice.
Conference paper

Cultural diversity and collaborative governance in central Dandenong

This paper reports preliminary findings from a study sponsored by the ESRC about collaborative governance under austerity.

Imagining the 21st century public service workforce

This research diagnoses the challenges relating to the future of the public service workforce, and identifies some of the potential solutions to these challenges. Introduction Much has been written about public services in recent years, but the one constant within this vast swathe of literature...

Participatory sensing: enabling interactive local governance through citizen engagement

This paper explores participatory sensing and issues associated with governance in the light of new information gathering capabilities that directly engage citizens in collecting data and providing contextual insight that has the potential to greatly enhance Council operations. Executive summary Local government (such as the...