Aggressive outsourcing undermining service quality and trust. This will be of no surprise to the community sector. “Governments wringing too many savings out of outsourced risk is threatening the commercial and political sustainability of the whole enterprise.
The OECD has recently published Behavioural Insights on Public Policy: Lessons from Around the World. It highlights the successes but notes potential missed opportunities, particularly around changing organisational behaviour.
The cost of collaboration: more than budgeted for? "Collaboration is a popular and often routine exercise for the public, private and community sectors to develop a common purpose, as well as co-design and/or co-deliver policies or services.
Inclusive Leadership Means Building Diverse Teams This refers to not only to gender balance but also ethnic and racial diversity.
Success can be wonderful but often you learn more from failure. ...
NCOSS has been holding the first meetings of our working groups on financial literacy, employment and housing over the past few weeks, bringing together women across the sector, business, academia and beyond to progress the Action Plan for Women established at the New Year for Women Summit.
An update from AON
The much anticipated Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 passed in parliament on 13 February 2017.
The new law means that it is mandatory for you to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the affected individuals if your organisation has a data breach.
On 26 April, NCOSS CEO Tracy Howe gave evidence at the Committee hearing into gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality. Here are her opening remarks:
The Growth Project, a not-for-profit organisation is providing an opportunity for small charities to participate in its leadership development program for 2017. The...
Harvard University’s Ron Heifetz, in Can leadership be learned? Acknowledges that you can’t simply copy down notes on how to practice leadership but the skills can be developed. He “distinguishes between using authority to apply known answers to problems — the realm of technical knowledge...