Human Capital Matters

Last updated: 01 Dec 2016

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Human Capital Matters seeks to provide APS leaders and practitioners with easy access to the issues of contemporary importance in public and private sector human capital and organisational capability. It has been designed to provide interested readers with a monthly guide to the national and international ideas that are shaping human capital thinking and practice.


  1. Measuring productivity in the public sector (February) Word version
  2. Program evaluation in the public sector (March) Word version
  3. Good Work (April) Word version
  4. Integrity (April) Word version
  5. Innovation in the public sector (June) Word version
  6. Unconscious bias (July) Word version
  7. Mobility and flexible working arrangements (August) Word version
  8. Mobility (September) Word version
  9. Nudging (October) Word version
  10. 2016: Year in review (November) Word version


  1. Organisational culture (February) Word version
  2. Job analysis and design (March) Word version
  3. Workplace communications (April) Word version
  4. Span of control (May) Word version
  5. Attracting staff (June) Word version
  6. Organisational culture and climate (July) Word version
  7. High performing organisations (August) Word version
  8. Performance management (September) Word version
  9. Values-based work (October) Word version
  10. Capability maturity models (December) Word version
  11. Highlights of 2015 (December) Word version


  1. Social Media (February) Word version
  2. HR Metrics (March) Word version
  3. Change Management (April) Word version
  4. On-the-job Learning (May) Word version
  5. Horizon Scanning (June) Word version
  6. Mentoring and Coaching (July) Word version
  7. High performing organisations (September) Word version
  8. Attendance management (October) Word version
  9. Performance management (November) Word version


  1. Talent management in the public sector (February)
  2. Decentralisation (March)
  3. Recruitment and retention (April)
  4. The Asian Century (May) - Word version
  5. Health and wellbeing (June) - Word version
  6. Shared services (July) - Word version
  7. Flexible Work (August) - Word version
  8. Change management (September)
  9. Millennials (October) - Word version
  10. Highlights of 2013 (December) - Word version


  1. Indigenous workforce participation (February)
  2. Mobility (March)
  3. e-Government (April)
  4. Absence management (May)
  5. Managing presenteeism (June)
  6. Unconscious bias (July)
  7. Bullying (August)
  8. Social media and the public sector (September)
  9. Public service traditions (November)
  10. Highlights (December)


  1. Human capital (March)
  2. Innovation (April)
  3. Mature age workforce (May)
  4. Workforce planning (June)
  5. Foresight, scenarios and planning (July)
  6. Employee engagement (August)
  7. Performance management (September)
  8. Leadership development (October)
  9. Disability (November)
  10. Highlights (December)