Australian Journal of Public Administration
© National Council of the Institute of Public Administration Australia
Edited By: Helen Dickinson, Maria Katsonis, Adrian Kay, Janine O'Flynn and Anne Tiernan
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Online ISSN: 1467-8500
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Michael Mintrom and Joannah Luetjens
Version of Record online: 22 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12211
Design thinking has the potential to improve problem definition, mechanism design, and implementation in policymaking. This article introduces five design thinking strategies and discusses how they might be integrated with traditional approaches to policy development.
- Sexual Harassment: The Nexus Between Gender and Workplace Authority: Evidence from the Australian Public Service
Version of Record online: 1 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12206
Sexual harassment in the workplace is commonly portrayed as the male supervisor harassing female subordinates. Based on this article it is clear that female supervisors may in fact be more likely to be sexually harassed while age plays an important role.
- Workforce Crisis in Residential Aged Care: Insights from Rural, Older Workers
Suzanne Hodgkin, Jeni Warburton, Pauline Savy and Melissa Moore
Version of Record online: 21 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12204
Current shortfalls in residential aged care are set to worsen with the retirement of a generation of women who have provided the backbone of the workforce. In this context, this qualitative study examines workers' experience of both intrinsic and extrinsic reward to better understand how this workforce can be retained.
- Management of Australian Water Utilities: The Significance of Transactional and Transformational Leadership
Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12200
This study examines the significance of leadership to middle managers for the effective functioning of Australian water utilities. They also report that effective leadership requires a mix of transactional and transformational leadership skills. They, however, believe that their supervisor's leadership skills are below their expectation of an effective leader.
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Maryam Navi, Dino Pisaniello, Alana Hansen and Monika Nitschke
Version of Record online: 25 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12202
This article reveals that there is no health related indicator of climate change in Australia to track and measure such impacts on health, and proposes potential health outcome and vulnerability indicators for climate change. These indicators can be used to measure the adverse health effects of climate change and to assist in policy and planning.