Volatility and complexity will play an increasing role in the public sector manager’s work, argues Associate Professor Zeger van der Wal. He outlines the five attributes public servants will need
ATO says fraud systems work but could be better
The High Court's refusal to address the sacking of a federal employee for controversial public views leaves public servants in an invidious position.
Have we outgrown Yes, Minister? | The Spectator Australia
If you're not having fun in your job, find something else to do, advises the former head of the Health and Immigration departments, which possibly explains his abrupt departure from the Australian Public Service this year.
Jay A. Soled (Rutgers) & James Alm (Tulane), W(h)ither the Tax Gap?:, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 521 (2017):
Most business relationships either become too tense to tolerate or not tense enough to be productive after a while. Either people challenge each other to the point where they don’t like each other or they become complacent about each other’s feedback and no longer benefit from the relationship.
People always ask me, “What’s the secret to being a successful CEO?” Sadly, there is no secret, but if there is one skill that stands out, it’s the ability to focus and make the best move when there are no good moves. It’s the moments where you feel most like hiding or dying that you can make the biggest difference as a CEO.
The first rule of organizational design is that all organizational designs are bad.
The purpose of process is communication.
By far the most difficult skill I learned as CEO was the ability to manage my own psychology.
CEO is an unnatural job.
Sovereignty or service
Heather M. Field (UC-Hastings), Aggressive Tax Planning and The Ethical Tax Lawyer, 36 Va. Tax Rev. 261 (2017
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This Place Lets You Pay Your Taxes In Bitcoin
How Norms Change The New Yorker
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- Panama Papers: German authorities carry out first raids in connection with tax leaks
- Ebay and Netflix pay total UK tax of less than £1.9m
- Geneva banks, stung by tax evasion crackdown, see rosier 2018
- UK leads the way with its fizzy drink tax - it should cover sweets too
Citi's private bank to set up Luxembourg unit to cope with Brexit
- $100 Billion Question: Will Trump Let Alphabet, Pfizer Keep Tax Havens?
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- Small companies 'are dodging the most tax'
- Companies House and combatting money laundering
finextra.com, 5/10/17. Corporate treasury is a top target for cyber-criminals. Treasury’s trove of personal and corporate data, its authority to make payments and move large amounts of cash and its often complex structure make it an appealing choice for cyber criminals, a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit and Deutsche Bank revealed.
North Korean hackers stole US-South Korea war plans, official says CNN. Probably makes the situation more stable, not less, assuming the plans aren’t chicken feed.
The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin Pepe Escobar, Asia Times
Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018
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