October 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Gov 2.0 meets Economics 2.0

Is this the way of the future? Why Iceland Should Be in the News But Is Not


It seems to me that governments listening, and social media being part of the equation, gives us hint of what could be a better way.


And what is so bad about tearing up the rule book when the old rules no longer work? …


Added by steve davies on October 30, 2011 at 6:12pm — 2 Comments

The end of the world as we know it?

"Facebook updates and YouTube videos are becoming more important to global affairs than governments, Iceland's president said this week."


Well, I would certainly add Twitter to the list. Iceland's president: Social media turns government into a 'sideshow'


What a wonderfully articulate and reasoned talk by the President. Recognition of this profound…


Added by steve davies on October 28, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments

New democracy

If, as many people believe, our democratic system is in dire need of repair then it makes sense to get involved in new Democracy. I'm certainly going to be getting in touch with them.


Another dimension relevant to…


Added by steve davies on October 28, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Transformational Leadreship


Dear Colleagues


In following up on the transformational leadership in the APS blog easrlier this month, attached is a small papaer that I have written on the Forgotten Leadres, it may interest you. Kind regards DerekThe%20Forgotten%20Leaders.docx

Added by Derek John Ambrose on October 25, 2011 at 6:55pm — 2 Comments

Transparency and the APS State of the Service Report

On Club Troppo is an interesting paper by Nicholas Gruen -  The David Solomon Lecture: Government 2.0 a couple of years on . . .


One aspect of the paper I find especially interesting as it has direct bearing on transparency and the performance of individual agencies is the…


Added by steve davies on October 10, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Transformational Leadership

Thanks Steve B and Steve D for your comments, in relation to the the Cooper document, yes that was considered in the list of available material, however, provided little value to the thrust of my research as in my opinion its very dated and of little substance in relation to the newer model and research of the Metcalfe's, from which the survey questionnaire was acquired. Also looked at the Simcox model, but once again considered it was out of date, however, the major concern with research is…


Added by Derek John Ambrose on October 1, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments

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