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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government administration and policy.
Markus Mannheim Just 2.6 per cent of public service staff witnessed a colleague engage in corrupt behaviour over the past year.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy is about to crack down on public servants who are paid vastly more, or less, than their work warrants.
Markus Mannheim Department indicates the widespread use of the honorific was an error by deferential public servants.
Markus Mannheim The Senate might save the federal government's information watchdog at the 11th hour but many of its Canberra staff have already left.
Markus Mannheim When Canberrans were asked in 1978 if they wanted to govern themselves, a resounding majority said "no".
Markus Mannheim The federal government's austerity drive claimed the jobs of almost one in 11 of its staff in Canberra last financial year.
Markus Mannheim Privacy Commissioner report concludes the Department broke the law exposing private details of 'vulnerable' people, but imposes no penalties.
Markus Mannheim Government agencies believe they are getting better at handling public complaints, but they are failing to fix what actually causes problems.
Markus Mannheim The government has given at least two agencies the green light to offer staff nothing.
Markus Mannheim The purge of federal public service jobs will spare most immigration and customs staff as they prepare to form the new Australian Border Force.
Markus Mannheim The public service's middle-management ranks have shrunk for the first time in 15 years.
Markus Mannheim Investigators continued a forensic search of the scene of an alleged murder at the weekend, after the victim's daughter confessed to the killing in court.
Noel Towell and Markus Mannheim Doubt cast on government claims of reducing the bureaucracy's numbers through "natural attrition".
Markus Mannheim US hospitals spend a quarter of their budgets on administration, more than twice as much as some other countries.
Markus Mannheim Prominent Canberra consultant Stephen Bartos will oversee the costing of NSW election promises as the state's voters prepare to head to the ballot box next year.
Markus Mannheim A career diplomat has become the newest member of the public service's top tier.
Markus Mannheim Senior Liberal MP says public servants lack creativity, but former top mandarin says ministers are the enemy of innovation.
Markus Mannheim Twenty-five years ago, the Commonwealth cut loose the apron strings and let the ACT begin to fend for itself.
Markus Mannheim When public servants enter Parliament to give evidence, they step beyond the Public Service Act's reach.
Markus Mannheim Federal bureaucrats, who must uphold a strict code of ethics at almost all times, are free to be disrespectful and unethical when giving evidence in Parliament.