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Steve davies's Blog – June 2011 Archive (4)

Social Media: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse + Workplace Zombie Alert


What a creative approach to public health. It has it all. Engaging, creative, edgy and powerful.


But what about the Zombie Workplace? Get your survival guide here. The idea is the same. Get a kit, Make a Plan, Be prepared. The best advice we…


Added by steve davies on June 15, 2011 at 5:25am — No Comments

WikiLeaks a boon for US government: Former Obama campaign adviser

In January of this year I posted a discussion paper on Ozloop entitled The public service in a Wikileaks world. Some of the ideas in that paper took me down the path of suggesting that we need a public service renaissance.


Like many others, at the time I was very much of the view that there was much over reaction to the…


Added by steve davies on June 15, 2011 at 5:21am — No Comments

Management 1.0 - How are things in the U.S?

In Australia management in the public sector has an unhealthy managerialist bent. In a nutshell, a one size fits all approach coupled with the inherently arrogant notion that 'more management' is the solution to everything. In the main, this sad state of affairs has been peddled in the public sector by strategic human resources or organisational development areas. Call them what you will.


And you just have to adore how these 'people areas' sometimes appropriate internal…


Added by steve davies on June 15, 2011 at 5:15am — No Comments

Alert : Outbreak of Organisational Development Disorder

It's been a while since I've posted on Govloop. Been hugely busy. It's good to be back.


My good colleagues Bec Gallen and Michelle Nutting and I were exploring the following questions a couple of weeks ago:


How could we encourage discussion of the palpable resistance to social media within public service agencies? This discussion came about as, despite the projects going on around the place, the experience for most public servants is quite…


Added by steve davies on June 12, 2011 at 8:35pm — No Comments

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