"Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another."
~ John C. Maxwell
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- Chelsea's N'Golo Kante will pay more tax than Amazon (25 Nov 2018)
- Danske and the incentive problem with money laundering (25 Nov 2018)
- UK Shell Companies Dragged Into Danske Laundering Limelight (25 Nov 2018)
- Ghosn used tax haven to disguise Nissan home purchases (25 Nov 2018)
- Are the UK inheritance tax rules about to be overhauled? (25 Nov 2018)
The Australian Financial Review
Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan would head a designated criminal law enforcement agency ...
CHINA IMPLEMENTING DYSTOPIAN PLAN TO RATE PEOPLE BASED ON SOCIAL BEHAVIOR.
… ‘The Hard Problem’ Review: Goodness Has Everything to Do With It - WSJ
The very excellent Chris Blattman discusses his work in Medellin Colombia bringing criminal gangs into civil society.
Declassified 1949 CIA manual gives warning to disinformation on social media The Hill The New Yorker – In our frenetic age, audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion. But this intimacy can become manipulative. By Rebecca Mead: “…Eighty-odd years after [Walter Benjamin, the German philosopher and cultural critic, published an essay titled “The Storyteller”], we are living in a new golden age of it, in the form of the podcast: on-demand audio that a listener can download and play while commuting or exercising or, given the right equipment, showering
Tax Institute, 23 November 2018. A tax agent describes how a clients assessment was not in the Client’s Communication on the Portal indicating that an assessment has been issued for the taxpayer but no notification had been provided to the agent. “Hopefully the ATO will be embarrassed enough to look into this system error and fix it – or should I say add it to the ever growing list of things that need to be fixed.”
Increasing the use of performance targets in government is an appealing idea, but one that should be approached cautiously. Experience shows people can be very creative at gaming the system.
The trouble Roman Quaedvlieg is causing for his former political master is testament to why it’s a good idea to look after public servants you want to dump.
The future of government is moral
CHRIS ECCLES: Is it radical in today’s climate to expect public service to be defined by moral purpose and big ideas?
Preparing for public safety mobile broadband
PILOT LAUNCH: Safety and emergency services across Australia are being invited to join an ambitious trial of a high bandwidth, mobile network. (Partner article)
Performance management: feedback isn't working like it used to
MANAGING EMPLOYEES: For the most part people are “extraordinarily unhappy” with current performance management systems.
Why Canada’s immigration system has been a success
IMMIGRATION: Giving states and territories a greater role in immigration target setting and selection can help take the pressure off major cities without drastically reducing immigration rates.