Author: The Mandarin

Why knowledge-sharing is powerful

In old-style, command-and-control management structures, most knowledge remains unshared because knowledge becomes power, position and promotion… and safety. To transform a business, leaders and executives need to transform themselves and their thinking first. Read More

Preventative care to cure health spend woes

As Australia’s population increasingly demands more sophisticated clinical responses to chronic disease, preventative strategies offer governments a potentially robust intervention to help control ballooning health care costs. Read More

How much behavioural conditionality is too much?

Internationally, the payment of welfare benefits is increasingly being made contingent on a diverse array of behavioural conditions from attending parenting classes, to sending children to school and getting them immunised. We need more debate about the threat this growing regime of surveillance and punishment poses to citizens’ autonomy. Read More