Steve davies's Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (4)

Australian Public Service Commission - Out of step, out of time

I am the first to acknowledge that the Australian Public Service Commission has a hard job to do and does do some great work - for example, the work being done around capability development and the work undertaken by the Human Capital Research and Evaluation group.



Added by steve davies on April 18, 2013 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Freedom of information Request : Delivery of development sessions to Legal Services Branch by Dr #####

I have been informed that development sessions dealing with employment matters and psychiatric referrals are in the process of being delivered to selected staff (closed sessions), within the Taxation Office by a psychiatrist they have chosen to engage for this purpose.

In view of the issues associated with compulsory psychiatric referrals I have submitted a formal Freedom of Information request to the Taxation Office.

Below is the text of the email I have just…


Added by steve davies on November 27, 2012 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

eG8 Forum : Lessons for organisational development

From O'Reilly radar


The president of France hailed the work of Internet innovators as historic, and noted that the level of responsibility that rests with the leaders of today's digital companies as "undoubtedly the highest ever given to individuals who do not work in the public sector or in government."


"The free Internet today marks the difference between a dictatorship and a democracy," said Sarkozy, noting "those who have tried to close…


Added by steve davies on June 5, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Public Service Culture

Hot on the heals of the Gov 2.0 Taskforce Report the Canberra Times has published a piece indicating the culture of the public service is stifling creativity.

The fact that this message is coming from quite a few sources suggests that this is a real problem. That being said, it has to be acknowledged… Continue

Added by steve davies on December 9, 2009 at 6:14pm — 5 Comments

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