Emergency Services personnel are always at the forefront when it comes to helping distressed citizens. They do an exceptional job in alleviating stress in emergency situations. The nature of emergency service work routinely exposes workers to trauma. However, a culture of stigma continues to prevent those who need help from seeking it. Because of this, … Continue reading Beyond Blue Spotlight: Police and Emergency Services Program
Measuring the impact of government policies and programs is critical to maximisingresults for citizens. In order to achieve this, government departments and agenciesthat were once focused on outputs are undertaking a much needed transformationto become outcomes focused. While it is clear that outcomes based approaches areessential in ensuring the public sector effectively serves its citizens … Continue reading Are you measuring your outcomes? Learn from YMCA!
Benefits realisation management (BRM) provides organisations with a way to measure how projects and programs add true value to the enterprise. This BRM Framework works to help organizations effectively manage and realise project benefits. It provides a set of questions and good practices that project, program, and portfolio management professionals can use to help guide … Continue reading Strategy frameworks for benefits realisation
Policy Spotlight on the UK By Ian Fletcher, Director of Real Estate Policy, British Property Federation What were the drivers which enabled Build to Rent to grow as an asset class in the UK? I would love to claim it was all the result of excellent policy work. Certainly successive governments have been supportive … Continue reading Policy Spotlight on the UK
We interviewed Cheryl Alderman, Director/Business Coach & Mentor/Life Coach at Be Ultimate. Here are her expert insights on leadership styles and how over the years it has evolved. What is the prominent leadership styles that you see today? First of all, probably it’s worth just talking about change and leadership and the way … Continue reading Insights on being an impressionable leader
Hospital and LHD’s are struggling to meet increasing demand, maintain high standards and forms of care under fluctuating income. Hospitals are looking for alternative revenue streams, new business processes and how to leverage new technologies to create a more efficient hospital and health network without sacrificing patient care. Dr. Stephen Duckett, Health Program Director at … Continue reading Takeaways from the Financial & Operational Improvement in Hospitals
It’s one thing to understand the theory behind behavioural insights, but knowing how to design a behavioural intervention and then test and apply that intervention in a meaningful way to a specific policy problem is where more advanced knowledge and practice is still developing. Behavioural insights is being broadly applied across government but the skill … Continue reading Six principles to advance behavioural economics in government
The bulk of Australia’s biggest financial institutions have been forced by the prudential regulator to go through an in-depth review of their culture and governance before the royal commission ends next year. After coping heavy criticism over a lack of enforcement strategies in the financial sector, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has demanded Westpac, ANZ … Continue reading APRA’s supervision gets up close and personal