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John Halligan is Emeritus Professor of Public Administration, at the University of Canberra, Australia.
His research interests are comparative public management and governance, specifically public sector reform, performance management and government institutions. He specialises in the Anglophone countries of Australia and New Zealand, and for comparative purposes, Canada and the United Kingdom. Current studies are Corporate Governance in the Public Sector, Performance Management, and a comparative analysis of public management.
He is project director of a major ARC research project on Whole of Government in the Australian Public Sector. His main interests in the project are: whole of government as an approach to public sector management coordination in government, including the impact of new experiments role of central agencies in steering and coordinating public sector change (including the contribution of whole of government to cultural change).
Professor Halligan has held academic appointments at the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University, and visiting positions at various institutions including Georgetown University (Washington DC), Australian National University, Catholic University of Leuven and the Victoria University of Wellington.
Professional activities include Deputy President, Institute of Public Administration Australia (ACT Division). His consultancies include projects with international organisations: OECD, Commonwealth Secretariat, United Nations Development Program and World Bank; and with Australian government departments and state and local governments.
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Report on implementation of the Latimer House Principles
1/02/19 → 31/07/19
Policy advice and the Westminster tradition: Policy advisory systems in Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand
1/04/18 → 31/03/19
Evaluation of ACMA performance measures
Halligan, J. & Smith, G.
Australian Communications and Media Authority
15/04/15 → 25/06/15
Capacity building and Institutional Development within Indonesian grand design bureaucratic reform program
SUTIYONO, W. & Halligan, J.
30/11/11 → 31/10/15
Assessment of the performance of the Government in the ACT against the Latimer House Principles
3/01/11 → 9/03/11
Memoriam: Emeritus Professor Roger WettenhallHalligan, J., Mar 2022, In: Australian Journal of Public Administration. 81, 1, p. 233-234 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Other Journal Article
Public Management ReformHalligan, J., 25 Aug 2022, Elgar Encyclopaedia of Public Management. Schedler, K. (ed.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 283-287 5 p. (Elgar Encyclopedias in the Social Sciences).
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary › peer-review
Reforming Public and Corporate Governance: Management and the Market in Australia, Britain and KoreaAhn, B. (ed.), Halligan, J. (ed.) & Wilks, S. (ed.), 2022, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. 320 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Edited Book › peer-review
Australia’s Response to the COVID-19 PandemicHalligan, J., Jan 2021, Good Public Governance in a Global Pandemic. Joyce, P., Maron, F. & Reddy, P. S. (eds.). 1 ed. Brussels: Springer, Vol. 33. p. 233-243 11 p.
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Chapter › peer-reviewOpen Access
Contradictions in implementing performance managementHalligan, J., 2021, Politics, Policy and Public Administration in Theory and Practice: Essays in Honour of Professor John Wanna. Podger, A., Percy, M. D. & Vincent, S. (eds.). ANU E Press, p. 105-132 29 p.
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Chapter › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile4 Downloads (Pure)