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Leadership



Conference paper

Building a lean culture: engaging the value stream

This paper, the third in the series of building a Lean culture, shares success stories on how organizations in the company’s value stream applied Lean Leadership (LL) knowledge to their business including value stream mapping, Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), go and see, and effective meetings. It also...
Blog post

Governance, ethics and leadership in Papua New Guinea – a personal perspective

This two part blog post revolves outlines the personal and practical experiences acquired over the years in the author's capacities as a public servant and private citizen in Papua New Guinea.
Guide

Engaging children and young people in your organisation

This guide has been developed to help organisations understand the value of involving children and young people in decisions that affect them, and to walk you through aspects to consider when involving children and young people in decision making processes that affect them.
Report

2018 Australia–Papua New Guinea emerging leaders dialogue: outcomes report

The 2018 Dialogue looked at PNG’s time on the global stage as the host of APEC 2018, and also considered whether hoped-for opportunities in tourism have been realised. The participants also discussed the current state of the PNG–Australia relationship and the increased interest in the...
Strategy

Resilient Sydney: a strategy for city resilience 2018

Resilient Sydney, is the first resilience strategy for metropolitan Sydney. This strategy sets the direction we must take to strengthen our ability to survive, adapt and thrive in the face of increasing global uncertainty and local shocks and stresses. This strategy calls for business, government...
Guide

Principal performance improvement tool

What is a highly effective school principal, and what do they do that makes them so effective? The Principal Performance Improvement Tool sets out to answer these questions. It provides a point of reference that principals can use to reflect on their current practices and...
Report

Leading for change: a blueprint for cultural diversity and inclusive leadership revisited

This study builds on the Leading for Change (2016) report, which provided a snapshot of cultural diversity in the senior leadership of Australian organisations and institutions. This report examines the cultural backgrounds of chief executive officers of ASX 200 companies, federal ministers, heads of federal...
Report

2017-2018 Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition Leadership Report

Last year brought highs and lows in the global effort to confront climate change. On one hand, we saw an upsurge in international commitment to action, including deals announced at the extraordinary One Planet Summit that marked two years since the signing of the Paris...
Guide

Leading for impact: Australian guidelines for school leadership development

These guidelines will make it easier for systems and sectors, principals, and other education leaders to find and develop future leaders, and ensure pathways to leadership are clear and inclusive.
Report

2017 Australia - Papua New Guinea emerging leaders dialogue: outcomes report

This resource looks at efforts by Australia and Papua New Guinea to continue to strive for a bilateral relationship built on the foundation of respect as neighbours and equal partners, in order to foster greater collaboration between the two countries.
Journal article

How can lean construction improve the daily schedule of a construction manager?

The outcome of construction projects highly depends on effective management. Lean Construction can help to organize the construction site in a better way and automatically supports the site manager.
Journal article

Features of successful community leadership programs

What do successful community leadership programs look like? SVA shares insights from programs it has reviewed.
Journal article

Leadership amidst complexity and change

Lisa Paul AO PSM, previously secretary of federal government departments responsible for education and employment, shares her approach to the challenges of leadership, its loneliness and rewards.
Other text

What makes governments innovative?

Amidst all the enthusiasm for 'innovation,' there is only limited understanding of what makes governments innovative. What factors support public sector innovation?
Conference paper

Integrating delivery of a large hospital complex

Building a high performing building requires project teams to integrate their knowledge, their organization and their information, leveraging metrics, models (energy, BIM, cost and schedule), co-location and collaboration, and production management. Senior project leaders on the UCSF Mission Bay Hospitals project created an integrated community...
Discussion paper

Leadership challenges for the autonomous Bougainville government

This discussion paper is based on a public speech delivered by the Hon. Patrick Nisira MHR, the Vice-President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.
Guide

The Navigator: your guide to leadership for social purpose

This guide draws on a wealth of resources including the latest and seminal ideas on leadership. It is intended for emerging and established leaders across the social purpose ecosystem, from not-for-profits through social enterprises to socially responsible businesses.
Blog post

Lean Construction: Frequently Asked Questions

One sector that is starting to embrace the Lean approach with increasing enthusiasm is construction. We thought it might be useful to share some of the questions we get asked most often about Lean construction.
Book

Sharpening the sword of state: building executive capacities in the public services of the Asia-Pacific

Governments around the world invest considerable resources in enhancing the capabilities of their civil service administrations with the intention of improving the quality and e ectiveness of public administration.
Journal article

Theoretical review on sustainable leadership (SL)

The aim of this paper is to explore the theoretical review of sustainable leadership (SL).