Australian Journal of Public Administration

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Edited By: Helen Dickinson, Maria Katsonis, Adrian Kay, Janine O'Flynn and Anne Tiernan

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 34/47 (Public Administration)

Online ISSN: 1467-8500

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  1. Design Thinking in Policymaking Processes: Opportunities and Challenges

    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.

  2. Sexual Harassment: The Nexus Between Gender and Workplace Authority: Evidence from the Australian Public Service

    Jan Wynen

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Management of Australian Water Utilities: The Significance of Transactional and Transformational Leadership

    Jeannette Taylor

    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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    Potential Health Outcome and Vulnerability Indicators of Climate Change for Australia: Evidence for Policy Development

    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.