Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)

ANZSOG publishes a series of monographs and occasional papers, under the auspices of ANU Press. This series addresses a diverse range of topics on public policy and administration, from both practical and theoretical perspectives. Contributors are drawn from academia, government and the private sector.

Please note: The following list of titles is sorted by publication date, with the most recent first.

Re-Visioning Arts and Cultural Policy »

Current Impasses and Future Directions

Authored by: Jennifer Craik
Publication date: July 2007

In this monograph, Jennifer Craik undertakes a critical and historical analysis of the main imperatives of arts and cultural policy in Australia.

A Passion for Policy »

Essays in Public Sector Reform

Edited by: John Wanna
Publication date: June 2007

This collection of papers is concerned with issues of policy development, practice, implementation and performance.

Electronic Engagement »

A Guide for Public Sector Managers

Authored by: Peter Chen
Publication date: March 2007

Over the last twenty years, advanced communication technologies have become pervasive throughout Western society.

Improving Implementation »

Organisational Change and Project Management

Edited by: John Wanna
Publication date: February 2007

The business of government is necessarily diverse, changing and of considerable scale.

Australian Department Heads Under Howard: Career Paths and Practice »

Collected Articles from The Canberra Times

Authored by: Paul Malone
Publication date: November 2006

The articles in this collection were first published in the Canberra Times between 14 November 2005 and 22 April 2006 in a slightly different format. In some cases two articles were published on the one secretary.

Managing Consultants »

A Practical Guide for Busy Public Sector Managers

Authored by: Leo Dobes
Publication date: November 2006

Australian Political Lives »

Chronicling political careers and administrative histories

Edited by: Tracey Arklay, John Nethercote, John Wanna
Publication date: October 2006

This monograph brings together some of the best practitioners of the art and craft of political biography in Australia.

Performance Measurement, Reporting, Obstacles and Accountability »

Recent Trends and Future Directions

Authored by: Paul G. Thomas
Publication date: October 2006

This monograph identifies the ways that ‘politics’ enters into the creation of performance measurement systems, the selection of the official and unofficial aims of such systems, the selection of performance criteria and measures, the interpretati