Weekly Roundup – Nov. 15th

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Winter is coming! We hope you bundled up warm this week. You know what else goes well with winter and bundling up? A nice, hot coffee (or tea, or hot chocolate), a cozy armchair (or desk chair…), and a blog post dedicated to all the content we’ve put out this week.

Jeffrey Roy, a professor in the School of Public Administration at Dalhousie University, compares Australia’s political structure with that of Canada in Australia Turns Right.

Jocelyne Bourgon, former Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, talks about a project she built and now leads called the New Synthesis of Public Administration.

Thom Kearney blogs about open, and why it is needed to spur collaboration within the public sector.

Dennis Walsh, a writer, researcher and consultant, discusses the role of technology in the rise of intelligent cities.

Editor-in-chief Toby Fyfe ponders: How do you ensure efficient social assistance at an affordable cost?

Zombie Apocalypse! Tabatha Soltay blogs about how easy it is for us to go on auto-pilot at work – and offers advice for getting ourselves out of it.

Multilingual executive Dani Srour on why we need more diversity in the workplace.

Staff writer Amy Allen blogs about a new partnership between government agencies in New Brunswick.

Don’t forget to register for our 2014 Leadership Summit. And make sure you nominate a worthy individual or team for our Leading in Challenging Times awards! You can find more details at our summit website.

That’s it from us. Enjoy your weekend!

 

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