About us

ANZSOG acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and First Peoples of Australia and Māori, as tangata whenua and Treaty of Waitangi partners in Aotearoa-New Zealand. The Australia and New Zealand Sc...


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About our research

The purpose of ANZSOG’s research is to address key contemporary issues in public administration, policy development and management. ANZSOG’s distinctive approach draws on the strength of its netwo...

Media Centre

ANZSOG is a resource for journalists seeking analysis and commentary on education and research relevant to the public sector. The purpose of our research is to address key contemporary issues in publ...

The John L. Alford Case Library

5am, Wednesday 23 February 2011: Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) Chief Executive David Meates is standing in the car park outside Christchurch Hospital, a temporary triage site for the hundred...

About Education and Events

ANZSOG supports public sector employees to be the best they can be through our world-class education and training. While business schools teach how to create shareholder value, we teach public sector...

Strategic foresight and the future of the public service: Imagination and disruption

News & Media
How best to strategically recalibrate the public sector using the forces of disruption and imagination? Our Associate Dean (Academic) A/Prof Catherine Althaus provides some analysis based on...

An empirical look at citizen co-production in Australia

Abstract Co-production – the contribution of time and effort to the delivery of public services by service-users and citizens, prompted by or in concert with public sector organisations – is...

Inspiring an audience to action: How to give a motivational presentation

News & Media
Dr Zina O’Leary shares some of her research findings from her upcoming book Presentations that Motivate: Inspiring an Audience to Action. We all know outstanding presentations and inspirational spe...

What Does 'Collaboration' Without Government Look Like? The Network Qualities of an Emerging Partnership

Abstract Cross-sectoral partnerships are increasingly common in Australian human service delivery. Yet research has not often focused on partnerships where private actors broker an arrangement to add...

Mapping public value processes

Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to add to the analytic toolkit of public sector practitioners by outlining a framework called Public Value Process Mapping (PVPM). This approach is ...

Creating Public Value: Tightening connections between policy design and public management

Abstract Policy design and public management should be tightly connected, so implemented public policies achieve intended outcomes. Yet policy designers often pursue their activities with limited awa...