Best Practice Articles


Dealing with disparity

What effect does demographic change have on national and local government politics? By political commentator Colin James. PSJ 38:4 (Dec 2015)

  • 01 Dec 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Demographics

Government Chief Statistician Liz MacPherson

Q&A with Government Chief Statistician Liz MacPherson. PSJ 38:4 (Dec 2015)

  • 01 Dec 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Big Data
  • Public Servant

A changing face

What does demographic change mean for the public sector? PSJ 38:4 (Dec 2015)

  • 01 Dec 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Demographics

Better for Business

New Zealand's first accelerator process for business interactions with government. PSJ 38:2 (Sep 2015)

  • 01 Sep 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Innovation

The Productivity Conundrum

Q&A with Productivity Commission chair Murray Sherwin. PSJ 38:3 (Sep 2015)

  • 01 Sep 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Productivity

Enhancing productivity and value in the public sector

What is public sector productivity? And how can it be enhanced? PSJ 38:3 (Sep 2015)

  • 01 Sep 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Productivity

Top Tips for New Professionals

Seven top tips for new professionals, by members of the IPANZ New Professionals committee. PSJ 38:2 (July 2015)

  • 01 Jul 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Leadership
  • New Professionals

A conversation with Colin MacDonald

Q&A with Colin MacDonald, Government Chief Information Officer. PSJ 38:2 (July 2015)

  • 01 Jul 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Public Servant

A digital mindset

The challenges and opportunities facing public administration in the digital age. PSJ July 2015.

  • 01 Jul 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Big Data
  • Innovation

The Official Information Act

Is the OIA still up to the job, or does it simply need better policing and explaining? (PSJ 38:1 April 2015)

  • 01 Apr 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Customer service
  • Leadership

The Public Sector: finding the balance

Can New Zealand still rely on an impartial, trustworthy public service? (from PSJ 38:1 April 2015)

  • 01 Apr 2015
  • Best Practice
  • Leadership
  • Public Servant