Thought Leadership Resources
ANZSOG’s free seminars from the Thought leadership seminar series are accompanied by complementary resources that participants and the public can access on this page after each event. You can navigate to the resources below.
To view upcoming Thought leadership seminars, visit our Events page.
1 September 2020
This webinar brought together four leading researchers and advocates—Jess Hill, Ann Dysart, Dr Kristen Smith and Associate Professor Kate Fitz-Gibbon—to explore what needs to be done to address domestic abuse now.
Facilitated by: Bridie O’Donnell
The Leading in a crisis series will feature the best research and thinking on crisis leadership as part of ANZSOG’s mission to lift the quality of government in Australia and New Zealand.
The series will explore crisis management, leadership and communications, particularly in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will put global expertise in the hands of public managers in Australia and New Zealand.
Join ANZSOG and the Centre for Public Impact, a BCG Foundation, as we reimagine government in a series of six webinars which will bring together senior practitioners, academics and leading thinkers from across the globe. They will explore a vision of government founded on three beliefs.
9 October 2019
Auckland smart city: Thinking beyond the technology-led utopia
8 October 2019
Innovation bureaucracies: Making the state more entrepreneurial – Wellington
1 October 2019
Innovation bureaucracies: Making the state more entrepreneurial – Melbourne
11 June 2019
Getting the work of government done: thinking differently about commissioning and contracting
Navigating to senior leadership in the Australian Public Service: Identifying barriers and enables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in APS employment
Listen to an interview with Janine O’Flynn
6 June 2019
The best place in the world to be a child: What do strong and supportive communities look like from a child’s perspective and how well are we doing?
Child poverty, child wellbeing and the wellbeing budget
Jonathan Boston answers key questions
Listen to an interview with Professor Sharon Bessell:
*Dr Mangan presented in Sydney only.
8, 10 and 12 April 2019
Reimagining the public service workforce
Listen to an interview with Dr Catherine Mangan and Professor Catherine Needham:
Monday 11 February 2019
SSC & ANZSOG Present: Regaining Trust and building ethical cultures: reflections on Victoria’s integrity journeyRegaining Trust and building ethical cultures: reflections on Victoria’s integrity journey
Download slides: Gill Callister Wellington – 11 February 2019
Thursday 1 November 2018 – Wellington
How do public managers really use the performance information we all collect so diligently? What can New Zealand learn from international research, and vice versa?
Friday, 12 October 2018 – Auckland
Teaching Evidence-Based Policy to Fly: Transferring sound policies across the World.
Monday, 15 October 2018 – Wellington
Prevention is better than cure: so why aren’t we doing more of it?
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 – Wellington
Rights-Based and Tech-Driven: Open Data, Freedom of Information, and the Future of Government Transparency
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 – Auckland
Swipe right to fix the world
Check out the live stream of her session in Auckland here.
You can also check out an interview between Beth Noveck and Rachael Child from GridAKL..
Audio only below via soundcloud or check out the full video (you will need to enter the password: grid) here: https://vimeo.com/287940429
Wellington – Monday, 13 November 2017- What works and what hurts? Managing ethics and integrity in government
Auckland – Tuesday, 14 November 2017- Volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity: Managing in a VUCA world
Thursday, 12 October 2017 – Auckland: what next for our ‘super diverse’ city?
Friday, 13 October 2017 – Interculturalism: A new approach to diversity and inclusion for New Zealand?
Download the questions and answers by Dr. Glenda Ballantyne for Wellington, 13 October:
Auckland – Friday, 4 August 2017 – In Search of Successful Governance: good news from around the world
Wellington – Monday, 7 August 2017 – In Search of Successful Governance: good news from around the world
Perth – Monday, 31 July 2017 – In Search of Successful Governance: Lessons from around the world
Auckland – Monday, 20 March 2017 – All in this together? Can citizens help improve public outcomes through co-production?
Wellington – Wednesday, 22 March 2017 – All in this together? Can citizens help improve public outcomes through co-production?
Friday, 9 December 2016 – Un-plan for the future:futures and stories for public policy
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 – Un-plan the future: futures and stories for public policy
Tuesday, 9 August 2016 – ‘You say you want a revolution’: does public sector reform have a happy history?
Listen to an audio recording of the seminar.
Friday, 5 August 2016 – ‘You say you want a revolution’: does public sector reform have a happy history?
Thursday, 19 May 2016 – Figuring out collaborative advantage: Advancing the common good in a multi-sector, shared power world
Listen to an audio recording of the seminar.