Jenny Stewart

Visiting Fellow
Honorary Professor

Professor Jenny Stewart joined the ADFA School of Business in July 2009 as Professor of Public Policy. Before joining the School Jenny was Associate Professor of Public Policy at the University of Canberra and prior to that until 1993, Jenny was a policy adviser in the Australian Public Service, working in a number of agencies, including the Australian Science and Technology Council.

Jenny researches, teaches and writes in the fields of policy analysis, change management and public sector reform. Her books include The lie of the level playing field, (Text Publishing 1994), Renegotiating the environment: the power of politics (co-authored with Grant Jones and published by Federation Press in 2003) The decline of the tealady: management for dissidents (Wakefield Press, 2004). In 2009 Palgrave Macmillan published Jenny’s monograph Public Policy Values. She is currently developing a major project linking public policy and governance.

Her latest book is The dilemmas of engagement: the role of consultation in governance, ANU e-press and Australian New Zealand School of Government, 2009

PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, Reconsidering policy: Complexity, governance and the state
2020
Stewart J, 2009, Dilemmas of engagement: the role of consultation in governance, Original, ANU e-press, Canberra
2009
Stewart J, 2009, Public Policy Values, Original, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke UK
2009
Book Chapters
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Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering policy - our agenda', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 1 - 10, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering institutions', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 33 - 53, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering information', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 119 - 140, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering implementation', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 141 - 162, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600009&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering advice and advisory systems', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 97 - 117, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering borders', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 75 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering the state', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 55 - 73, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering policy change', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 163 - 184, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head B, 2020, 'Reconsidering policy systems', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 11 - 32, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Crowley K; Stewart J; Kay A; Head BW, 2020, 'Reconsidering policy - our agenda revisited', in RECONSIDERING POLICY: COMPLEXITY, GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE, POLICY PRESS, pp. 185 - 195, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000626531600011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Jarvie WK; Stewart J, 2017, 'Multi-level Governance in Aboriginal Community Development: Structures, Processes and Skills for Working across Boundaries', in Daniell KA; Kay A (ed.), Multi-Level Governance. Conceptual Challenges and case studies from Australia, ANU Press, Acton ACT Australia, pp. 211 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/MG.11.2017.09
2017
Stewart J, 2015, 'Expert policy advisory bodies', in Head B (ed.), Policy analysis in Australia, Policy Press, Bristol, UK
2015
Stewart J; Maley M, 2013, 'The public sector', in Fenna A; Robbins J; Summers J (ed.), Government and politics in Australia, edn. 10th, Pearson Australia, Sydney, pp. 71 - 86
2013
Conference Papers
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Stewart J; Lithgow S, 2015, 'Problems and prospects in community engagement in urban planning and decision-making: three case studies from the australian capital territory', in Policy Studies, ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, Univ Canberra, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, pp. 18 - 34, presented at Workshop on Centenary Canberra, Univ Canberra, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, 20 August 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2014.981061
2015
Stewart J; Warn J, 2013, 'A new paradigm: indigenous leaders exercising influence and working across boundaries', in Proceedings of the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, ANZAM, Hobart, pp. 1 - 20, presented at Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Hobart, 04 December 2013 - 06 December 2013
2013
Journal articles
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Stewart J, 2021, 'Creating Public Value in a Westminster Context: The Case of the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet‘s Indigenous Regional Network, 2013-2018', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 44, pp. 826 - 834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2020.1850779
2021
Jarvie W; Stewart J, 2018, 'Conceptualizing learning in the public sector: the importance of context', International Journal of Public Sector Management, vol. 31, pp. 14 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJPSM-08-2016-0137
2018
Stewart J; Warn J, 2016, 'Between two worlds: Indigenous leaders exercising influence and working across boundaries', Australian Journal of Public Administration, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12218
2016
Stewart J, 2016, 'Path dependence, policy learning and Australian manufacturing since the 1970s', Australian Journal of Political Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2016.1239568
2016
Stewart J; Jarvie WK, 2015, 'Haven't we been this way before? Evaluation and the impediments to policy learning', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 74, pp. 114 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12140
2015
Stewart J; Lithgow S, 2015, 'Problems and prospects in urban planning and decision-making: three case studies from the Australian Capital Territory', Policy Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2014.981061.1080/01442872.2014.981061
2015
Parker R; Stewart J, 2014, 'Energy and food security: is Australia fragile or resilient?', Security Challenges, vol. 10, pp. 51 - 64, http://apo.org.au/node/39576
2014
Stewart J, 2014, 'Implementing an innovative public sector program: the balance between flexibility and control', International Journal of Public Sector Management, vol. 27, pp. 241 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJPSM-05-2013-0076
2014
Stewart J; Siallagan W, 2014, 'Implementing financial management reforms in Indonesia: the significance of within-country variability', Asian Review of Public Administration, vol. 25, pp. 64 - 81
2014
Professor JS, 2013, 'Public Policy as information', Prometheus, vol. 31, pp. 3 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08109028.2013.763630
2013
Professor JS, 2012, 'Information as control: three performance management scenarios', Public Policy, vol. 7, pp. 141 - 150
2012
Professor JS; Mackie K, 2011, 'When policy goes wrong: the problem of transmitted risk', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 46, pp. 669 - 682, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2011.623662
2011
Stewart J, 2006, 'Value conflict and policy change', Review of Policy Research, vol. 23, pp. 183 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1541-1338.2006.00192.x
2006
Stewart J; Kringas P, 2003, 'Change Management - Strategy and Values in Six Agencies from the Australian Public Service', Public Administration Review, vol. 63, pp. 675 - 688, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1540-6210.00331
2003
Stewart J; Ayres R, 2001, 'Systems theory and policy practice: An exploration', Policy Sciences, vol. 34, pp. 79 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1010334804878
2001
Stewart J, 1999, 'Research note: Purchaser-provider - Are the purchasers ready for it?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 58, pp. 105 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.00131
1999
Stewart J; Jones G, 1999, 'Explaining institutional effectiveness in Australian environmental management: An application of the Haas, Keohane and Levy model', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 34, pp. 169 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361149950353
1999
Stewart J, 1997, 'Australian water management: Towards the ecological bureaucracy?', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 14, pp. 259 - 267
1997
Stewart J; Kimber M, 1996, 'The transformation of bureaucracy? Structural change in the commonwealth public service 1983-93', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 55, pp. 37 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8500.1996.tb01221.x
1996
Stewart J, 1996, 'Solving the riddle of industrial policy: A comparative perspective', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 31, pp. 25 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361149651256
1996
Stewart J, 1996, 'Public management 1995: The year that was', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 55, pp. 118 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8500.1996.tb01190.x
1996
Stewart J, 1995, 'Models of priority-setting for public sector research', Research Policy, vol. 24, pp. 115 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0048-7333(93)00752-F
1995
Stewart J, 1993, 'Rational choice theory, public policy and the liberal state', Policy Sciences, vol. 26, pp. 317 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00999475
1993
Stewart J, 1992, 'Corporatism, Pluralism and Political Learning: A Systems Approach', Journal of Public Policy, vol. 12, pp. 243 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0143814X00005717
1992
Stewart J, 1991, 'AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC POLICY AND THE PROBLEM OF FRAGMENTATION', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 50, pp. 361 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8500.1991.tb02297.x
1991
Stewart J, 1991, 'Fiscal Dependence, Policy Autonomy: Some Problems in Intergovernmental Relations in Australia', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 26, pp. 535 - 544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00323269108402166
1991
Stewart J, 1991, 'Traditional australian industry policy: What went wrong', Prometheus, vol. 9, pp. 249 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08109029108631946
1991
Reports
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Stewart J; Warn J, 2019, Researching Between Two Worlds: Using Interview-Based Methods to Generate New Understandings of Indigenous Leadership, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526488169
2019
Organisational units
lensSchool of Business
lensPublic Service Research Group
Sub Theme
lensPublic Service Management