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Issues Paper Series

The aim of the issues paper series is to identify and explore key emerging public sector governance issues and encourage wider discussion and activity.

The series has been designed for public sector practitioners and corporate governance 'enthusiasts' across the public sectors. These papers are being produced by the researchers and industry partners involved in the project.

Issues Paper No. 6 (.pdf)
Participatory Governance

Issues Paper No. 5 (.pdf) (Word)
Monitoring and Reporting Financial and Non-financial Performance of Australian Government Organisations

Issues Paper No. 4 (.pdf) (Word)
Developments in the Role of the Chair in the Private and Public Sectors

Issues Paper No. 3 (.pdf) (Word)
Appointments to Public Sector Boards in Australia: A comparative assessment

Issues Paper No. 2 (.pdf) (Word)
Reforming Corporate Governance in the Australian Federal Public Sector: From Uhrig to Implementation

Issues Paper No. 1 (.pdf) (Word)
Corporate Governance and Performance: An Exploration of the Connection in a Public Sector Context

Disclaimer: Research is undertaken through the Corporate Governance ARC Project however, the views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the organisations which have contributed funding to the Project.

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Meredith Edwards - Publications and presentations

Conference Presentations

Edwards, Meredith (2006), Corporate Governance in the Public Sector, Lessons from the Research, Some Perceptions on Appointment Processes to Public Sector Bodies, presentation to the Corporate Governance in the Public Sector - from Theory to Practice conference, Canberra, March.

Edwards, Meredith (2006), Governments and Communities - where do Academics fit in?, paper presented to Governance and Communities in Partnership conference, Melbourne, September.

Edwards, Meredith (2006), Public Sector Governance and Performance: what is the relationship and can it be measured? International Research Symposium in Public Management, Glasgow, April.

Edwards, Meredith (2006), Governance and Partnerships: Pressures and Challenges, PPAM Annual Conference, Governments Supporting Partnerships, Queanbeyan, August.

Edwards, Meredith (2004), Governance Attributes and Organisational Performance: To what extent are private sector findings applicable to the public sector?, presentation given at the Corporate governance in the public sector: tensions, gaps and potential workshop, University of Canberra, October.

Edwards, Meredith (2004), Governance Attributes and Organisational Performance: An Exploration of the Connection in a Public Sector Context, paper presented at the CRPSM seminar, University of Canberra, 29 September.

Edwards, Meredith (2004), Performance and Responsibilities, presentation given to the Business Compliance Masterclass, Melbourne, 2 September.

Edwards, Meredith (2004), Governance and Performance of Public Sector Boards: What is the Connection? Presentation to the IIR Conference, Canberra, 20-22 April.

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Book Chapters

Edwards, Meredith (forthcoming) Public Sector Governance – Future Issues for Australia in Ron Hodges (ed) 'Corporate Governance in the New Global Economy Governance and the Public Sector’, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

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Journal Articles

Edwards, Meredith (2005), A Big Shift in Decision-Making, The Canberra Times, Public Sector Informant, November.

Edwards, Meredith (2004) A Good Board: What Really Matters? The ‘Public Sector Informant’, ‘The Canberra Times’, December.

Edwards, Meredith (2004) Board Effectiveness: What Really Matters? ‘Across the Board’ CCH Australia Ltd., 23 November.

Edwards, Meredith (2004), Conflicts of Interest on Public Sector Boards, ‘Across the Board, CCH Australia Ltd, 21 September.

Edwards, Meredith (2004) Public Sector Boards: International Developments Challenge Australian Practice, ‘Across the Board’ CCH Australia Ltd., 21 September.

Edwards, Meredith (2004) Public Service: Enough of the Board Game, ‘The Canberra Times’, Canberra, 1 August.

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Other

Edwards, Meredith (2006) Appointments to Public Sector Boards in Australia: A comparative assessment, Issues Paper series No. 3 for the Corporate Governance ARC Project, July.

Edwards, Meredith & Clough, Robyn (2005) Corporate Governance and Performance - An Exploration of the Connection in a Public Sector Context, Issues Paper series No. 1 in for the Corporate Governance ARC Project, January.

Edwards, Meredith (2004), Appointments to Public Sector Boards in Australia: Cronyism or Competence?, Australian National University Research School of Social Sciences publication, pp1-4. (Web-based publication)

Edwards, Meredith, (2003), Review of New Zealand Tertiary Education Institution Governance, The Ministry of Education.

Edwards, Meredith, (2003), Conflicts and Tensions in Commonwealth Public Sector Boards (with Geoff Nicoll and Robyn Seth-Purdie), University of Canberra.

Edwards, Meredith, (2003), Participatory Governance, Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration.

Edwards, Meredith, (2003), Current Governance Issues, Current Issues in Public Sector Governance , University of Canberra.

Edwards, Meredith, (2002), Public Sector Governance: Future Issues For Australia, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol 61, No. 2, pp. 51-61.

Edwards, Meredith, (2002), Ministerial Advisers and the Search for Accountability, Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration.

Edwards, Meredith and Langford, John, eds. (2002), New Players, Partners and Processes:   A Public Sector Without Boundaries?

Edwards, Meredith, (2002), Boundary Spanning and Public Sector Reform in Australia and Canada, (written with John Langford), Optimum online, The Journal of Public Sector Management.

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John Halligan - Publications and presentations

Books

Halligan, John , Power, J. and Miller, R. (2006) Parliament in the 21st Centry: Institutional Reform and Emerging Roles, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne.

Halligan, John (in press 2005) Public Sector Reform in Howard’s Second and Third Governments, Chris Aulich and Roger Wettenhall (eds), University of New South Wales Press.

Halligan, John (ed.) (2003), Civil Service Systems in Anglo-American Countries , Civil Service Systems in Comparative Perspective Series, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, London.

Ahn, Byong-Ahn, Halligan, John & Wilks, Stephen (eds) (2002), Reforming Public and Corporate Governance: Management and the Market in Australia, Britain and Korea , Edward Elgar, London.

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Book Chapters

Halligan, John, (forthcoming) Performance Management and Budgeting in Australia and New Zealand, Patria de Lancer Julnes, Fran Berry, Maria Aristigueta and Kaifeng Yang (eds), 'International Handbook of Practice-Based Performance Management'.

Halligan, John, (2007) Reform Design and Performance in Austrtalia and New Zealand in Tom Christensen and Per Laegreid (eds) 'Transcending New Public Management', Aldershot: Ashgate (in press).

Halligan, John, (2006) Interagency Management of Service Delivery in a Complex Environment: The Case of Centrelink, in Colin Campbell (ed) 'Comparative Trends and Smart Practices, Canadian School of Public Service, Governance Research Program', Ottawa (in press).

Halligan, John (2005) Democratic Governance and Social Integration, in Pan Suk Kim (ed) 'Towards Participatory and Transparent Governance', Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs, Seoul, pp. 25-36.

Halligan, John (2006) Performance: its measurement, management, and policy, in B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre eds, 'Handbook on Public Policy', Sage, London, (with Geert Bouckaert).

Halligan, John (2005) Public Sector Reform, in Chris Aulich and Roger Wettenhall (eds) Howard’s Second and Third Governments, University of New South Wales Press, pp. 21-41.

Halligan, John (2006) The Reassertion of the Centre in a First Generation NPM System, in Tom Christensen and Per Lægreid (eds.),'Autonomy and Regulation: Coping with Agencies in the Modern State', Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

Halligan, John (2003), Paradoxes in Reform in Australia and New Zealand, in Paradoxes in Public Sector Reform , Joachim J. Hesse, Christopher Hood and B. Guy Peters (eds), Duncker and Humbolt, Berlin.

Halligan, John (2003), Leadership and the Senior Service from a Comparative Perspective, in Handbook of Public Administration, Guy Peters and Jon Pierre (eds), Sage, London.

Halligan, John (2003), Public Sector Reform and Evaluation in Australia and New Zealand, in Hellmut Wollmann (ed.) Evaluating Public Sector Reforms , Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

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Conference Presentations

Halligan, John (2006) Corporate Governance in the Public Sector, Lessons from the Research, Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Key Corporate Governance Challenges in the Public Sector: The Governance Perspective, “Changing Conceptions of Governance”, presentation to the Corporate Governance in the Public Sector - From Theory to Practice conference, Canberra, March.

Halligan, John (2006) Corporate Governance in the Public Sector, Lessons from the Research, Corporate Governance in Public Sector: Overview & Issues, presentation to the Corporate Governance in the Public Sector - From Theory to Practice conference, Canberra, March.

Halligan, John (2006), A Framework for Comparative Analysis of Performance Management', European Group of Public Administration Conference, Milan, September.

Halligan, John (2005) Repositioning Australian Public Governance: Three Generations of Management Reform, Conference on 'The Repositioning of Public Governance – Global Experience and Challenges’, International Conference Centre, Civil Service Development Institute, Taipei, November 18-19.

Halligan, John (2005) Steering Models in the Australian Public Sector and the Consequences for Autonomy in Public Sector Organisations, Paper for presented at Panel on Autonomy and Steering Models of Public Sector Organisations, 9th International Research Symposium on Public Management, SDA Bocconi, Milan, 6-8 April.

Halligan, John (2005) The Reassertion of the Centre in a First Generation Reforming System, Paper for presentation at SCANCOR Workshop, Autonomisation of the State: From integrated administrative models to single purpose organizations, Stanford University, April 1-2.

Halligan, John (2004) Developing Governance and Leadership Performance in the Public Sector, CPA Australia, Public Sector Governance and Accountability Symposium, 13 December.

Halligan, John (2004) International Public Services: Challenges & Responses, Keynote Address, Institute of Public Administration Australia, National Conference, Canberra, November.

Halligan, John (2004) E-Government in Australia: the challenges of integrated services and customer collaboration, International Institute of Administrative Science Conference, Seoul, July (with Trevor Moore).

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Journal Articles

Halligan, John (2007) Reintegrating Government in Third Generation Reforms of Australia and New Zealand, 'Public Policy and Administration', 22(2) (forthcoming).

Halligan, John (2007) Accountability in Australia: Control, Paradox and Complexity, 'Public Administration Quarterly', 31(3), Fall (forthcoming)'.

Halligan, John (forthcoming) Advocacy and Innovation in Interagency Management: The Case of Centrelink, Governance.

Halligan, John (2005) Towards Participatory and Transparent Governance: Report on the Sixth Global Forum on Reinventing Government (2005) 'Public Administration Review', 65(6) pp. 646-54 (with Pan Suk Kim, Namshin Cho, Cheol H. Ol and Angela M. Eikenberry).

Halligan, John (2005) Public Management and Departments: Contemporary Themes – Future Agendas, 'Australian Journal of Public Administration', 64(1), pp. 25-34.

Halligan, John and Jill Adams (2004) Security, Capacity and Post-Market Reforms: Public Management Change in 2003, 'Australian Journal of Public Administration', 63(1), 85-93.

Halligan, John (2004) The Quasi-Autonomous Agency in an Ambiguous Environment: the Centrelink Case, 'Public Administration and Development', 24(2), pp. 147-56.

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Other

Halligan, John and Horrigan, Bryan (2006) From Uhrig to Implementation’, Issues Paper series No. 2 for the Corporate Governance ARC Project, March.

Major Reviews

Halligan, John (2004), Overview, Australian Government Information Management Office and Institute of Public Administration Australia (ACT), Future Challenges for E-government, Vols. 1 and 2, Canberra (with Trevor Moore).

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Bryan Horrigan - Publications and presentations

Conference Presentations

Horrigan, Bryan (2006) Corporate Governance in the Public Sector: Lessons from the Research - Preliminary Findings and Views, presentation to the Corporate Governance in the Public Sector - From Theory to Practice conference, Canberra, March.

Horrigan, Bryan (2006) Corporate Governance in the Public Sector: Lessons from the Research - Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Key Corporate Governance Challenges in the Public Sector, The Governance Perspective, presentation to the Corporate Governance in the Public Sector - From Theory to Practice conference, Canberra, March.

Horrigan, Bryan (2004) Developing Governance and Leadership Performance in the Public Sector Inaugural Public Sector Governance and Accountability Conference, CPA Australia, Brisbane, December.

Horrigan, Bryan (2004) Linking Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility – Regulatory Challenges, ASIC video-link invitational seminar series, Canberra-Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane, March.

Horrigan, Bryan (2004) The Role of Disclosure in Ensuring Boardroom Accountability, ASIC Summer School, Brisbane, February.

Horrigan, Bryan (2003) Transforming Corporate Governance Principles into Practice, CPA Conference (Melbourne) and ComCover ‘Getting Wired’ Seminar (Canberra).


Book Chapter

Horrigan, Bryan, (2005) Comparative Corporate Governance Developments and Key Ongoing Challenges from Anglo-American Perspectives’, in S. Tully (ed), Research Handbook on Corporate Legal Responsibility, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham (UK).

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Other

Horrigan, Bryan, (2006) Submission to the Australian Government's Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee Inquiry into Corporate Responsibility.

Halligan, John and Horrigan, Bryan (2006) From Uhrig to Implementation’, Issues Paper series No. 2 for the Corporate Governance ARC Project, March.

Horrigan, Bryan, (forthcoming), Corporate Social Responsibility, Directors' Duties, and the Anglo-Australian Reform Landscape, Reform, Australian Law Reform Commission Journal, Summer 2005-2006.

Horrigan, Bryan, (2005) Cleaning up their act? Current government enquiries, Precedent, Issue 70, September/October.

Horrigan, Bryan (forthcoming), Justice for All Law in Everyday Life , UNSW Press (final manuscript due to publisher in January 2003).

Horrigan, Bryan (2003), Governance, Liability, and Immunity of Government Business Enterprises and Their Boards, in From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise , M. Whincop (ed.), Ashgate, Aldershot (UK) (accepted for publication early 2003).

Horrigan, Bryan (2002), Unconscionability Breaks New Ground Avoiding and Litigating Unfair Client Conduct After the ACCC Test Cases and Financial Services Reforms, Deakin Law Review , Vol 7, No. 1, p. 73.

Horrigan, Bryan (2002), Fault Lines in the Intersection Between Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility, UNSW Law Journal, Vol 25, p. 515.

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Geoff Nicoll - Publications and presentations

Conference Presentations

Nicoll, Geoff (2006) Governance Obligations under the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 (The CAC Act), presentation to the ACT Law Society, Canberra, November.

Nicoll, Geoff (2006) Corporate Governance in the Public Sector: Lessons from the Research - What is a Governance Board Anyway? presentation to the Corporate Governance in the Public Sector - From Theory to Practice conference, Canberra, March.

Nicoll, Geoff (2004) Developing Governance and Leadership Performance in the Public Sector, Paper delivered at the CPA Australia-hosted Symposium "Public Sector Governance and Accountability", Melbourne, 9 December.

Book Chapters

Nicoll, Geoff (2002), New Ownership Structures and the Governance of Australian Corporations, in Reforming Public and Corporate Governance: Management and the Market in Australia, Britain and Korea , edited by Byong-Ahn Ahn, John Halligan & Stephen Wilks, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 173-94.

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