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Learning to be better regulators: The importance of training and development

  • Published Date: 08 May 2020
The ANZSOG/National Regulators Community of Practice (NRCoP) has responded to restrictions on face-to-face events, with a series of webinars designed to keep regulators engaged and connected du...
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COVID-19 and compliance: what makes people stick to the rules?

  • Published Date: 05 June 2020
By Monica Pfeffer, Director of Practitioner Engagement, ANZSOG The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the biggest experiment in rapid behaviour change in the 21st century, as governmen...
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Why do people comply: exploring regulation during COVID-19

  • Published Date: 05 June 2020
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the biggest experiment in behaviour change in the 21st century, as governments try to persuade citizens to make huge changes to their lives for th...
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What makes an excellent regulator?

  • Published Date: 24 June 2020
If you ask people what makes a great regulator they will answer with every adjective under the sun, with the possible exception of good-looking, says head of the Pennsylvania University Program...
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Striking a balance – Peter Shergold and Graeme Samuel discuss independent vs departmental regulators

  • Published Date: 21 July 2020
As well as being good managers and leaders, good regulators need to maintain their integrity and earn the trust of the public, governments and their duty holders, while keeping their independen...
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How government program design burdens users, and how to fix it

  • Published Date: 21 August 2020
The systems and processes of big organisations are often designed more for the convenience of administrators not those of citizens or customers. An ANZSOG National Regulators Community of Prac...
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ANZSOG/ National Regulators Community of Practice: Windows of opportunity in a crisis

  • Published Date: 02 September 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: COVID-19
COVID-19 has stretched governments and regulators but provided a rare chance to test ‘bottom drawer’ ideas in the real world. The ANZSOG/National Regulators Community of Practice’s (NRC...
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Compliance in a crisis: challenges and opportunities for regulators during COVID-19

  • Published Date: 06 October 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: COVID-19
COVID-19 has put extra pressures on regulators and forced a re-examination of how they work, demonstrating the vital importance of functional agility, strong and consistent leadership and ongo...
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Regulatory Laggards – has COVID-19 led to a rise in burden shirking? An ANZSOG/NRCoP facilitated conversation

  • Published Date: 04 November 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: COVID-19
COVID-19 has transformed many of the operational settings for regulators as well as the context and market environment for our duty holders. This shift has raised questions regarding the way r...
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Six things COVID-19 taught us about regulation and why people comply

  • Published Date: 16 December 2020
Regulation is a tough job. You are constantly juggling the expectations of government, media, the community and your regulated entities. Regulators constantly need to adapt to new political, e...