Governing during a deep crisis

September 10, 2020

A presentation by Paul 't Hart about the challenges for government and democracy that emerged during the Corona crisis for the council of mayor and aldermen of the municipality of Eindhoven

Presentation 'Puzzling and Powering' during a deep crisis

September 10, 2020

Paul 't Hart presented during a meeting of the registry of the city of Apeldoorn about governance and democratic challenges that emerged during the Corona crisis.

Political-administrative relations: collaborating in turbulant times.

September 08, 2020

A presentation by Paul 't Hart at a conference for the directors of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate and the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality about political-official cooperation in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous) world. 

Presentation Covid Legacies for managing (and studying) public sector organizations.

September 04, 2020

Presentation to European Group of Public Administration, permanent study group on public organizations, session on implications of Covid-19 crisis for the design, management and performance of public organizations, 5 September 2020.

The Next Stage of COVID-19

July 24, 2020

Presentation by prof. Paul 't Hart about government responses to COVID-19 and post-crisis management.  

Webinar: Final reflections on Covid-19: Where do we stand, where are we heading?

July 16, 2020

In this final webinar in the series Special State of science by the Vereniging voor Bestuurskunde, Paul 't Hart shares his final reflections on the COVID-19 crisis. He describes how the crisis has unfolded, where we currently stand, and how the situation will proceed. Paul explores what this all means for public administration, administrators and leadership. 

Webinar: Hoe kan een crisis de democratie versterken?

June 28, 2020

On June 29, Scott Douglas presented a webinar in the the digital lecture series Adapt! by the Utrecht University. In this webinar he reflects on how a crisis can strengthen democracy.

Webinar: The dynamics of a crisis

May 26, 2020

In this first lecture for the digital lecture series Adapt! by the Utrecht University, Paul ’t Hart provides insights in the behind the scenes dynamics of power, politics and leadership that happen during a crisis. 

Webinar: ‘Fase 2' van de c19 coronacrisis: naar maatschappelijke veerkracht door publiek leiderschap

April 21, 2020

A webinar by Paul ’t Hart for Haagse Beek about Public leadership and the role of social resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Successful governance in and after crises

April 07, 2020

In this video Scott Douglas and Joannah Luetjens reflect on the societal meaning of the Corona crisis. They describe examples of successful public governance during the crises and discuss what good things could arise from the current Corona crisis. Watch the webinar about this topic using the button on the right or read the blogs on LinkedIn.

Webinar: Crisis Leadership

March 29, 2020

In this webinar, part of the series Special State of science by the Vereniging voor Bestuurskunde, Paul 't Hart reflects on the lessons that can be drawn from other crises to better understand the Corona crisis. Using the core elements of crisis leadership, he analyses the evolution of the the corona crisis and reflects on the what might be coming.

Succesverhalen uit overheidsland Over de kunst van het vertellen van nieuwe verhalen

November 26, 2019

On November 27th 2019 ​Scott Douglas gave a Lecture for government trainees. in the presentation he explains the importance of using successful projects to demonstrate practices of good governance.

VNG Atriumlezing over waardevol lokaal bestuur ( Dutch)

February 13, 2019

​In de bijeenkomst van 14 februari wordt het rapport Werken aan publieke waarde-Leren van en voor gemeenten gepresenteerd. Het is het resultaat van de onderzoekslijn Publieke waarde en Lokaal Bestuur, een samenwerking tussen de VNG en het onderzoeksteam Successful Public Governance van de Universiteit Utrecht.

Read the report here.

See the presentation here.

Presentation for the Dutch Court of Audit

October 31, 2018

Scott Douglas and Lieske van der Torre presented 'Waardevol lokaal bestuur' for the Dutch Court of Audit.

Presentation Always look on the bright Side

October 31, 2018

Paul 't Hart and Scott Douglas gave a presentation for the Netherlands Institute of Governance(NIG) explaining the SPG project and the road Towards Positive Public Administration. 

Learning from policy failure and succes

October 07, 2018

Paul 't hart gave a lecture on achieving success in Public Governance  for a bachelors elective. 

Werken aan publieke waarden

September 30, 2018

Scott Douglas and Lieske van der Torre gave a presentation about the lessons that can be learned from the public value research that they conducted in partnership with the VNG.

Presentation Expertmeeting Haarlemmermeer

September 18, 2018

Paul 't Hart and Lieske van der Torre gave a presentation during a expertmeeting in Haarlemmermeer, where they talked about the lessons that can be learned from the research. 

Maatschappelijke meerwaarde bij arbeidsintegratie

April 08, 2018

Lieske van der Torre gave a presentation on Maatschappelijke meerwaarde bij arbeidsintegratie on 9 April. 

For conference link please see here

Policy and collaborative success

March 05, 2018

Paul 't Hart delivered a lecture on policy and collaborative success at Utrecht University.

Doorontwikkelen en Verbeteren: Evaluatie Poltiewet 2012

December 13, 2017

Paul 't Hart presented the findings of the Evaluatiecommissie Politiewet 2012, a government appointed independent committee evaluating the 2012 Police Law  to the senior leadership group of the Dutch police, on December 14 at Huis 't Velde, Warnsveld. This presentation is in Dutch. 

Waarden-vol lokaal bestuur in een turbulente netwerksamenleving

November 03, 2017

Dr. Lieske van der Torre presented on the topic of Waarden-vol lokaal bestuur in een turbulente netwerksamenleving in Purmerend on 4 November 2017. This presentation is in Dutch. 

Successful Public Governance

July 31, 2017

Scott Douglas went on an ANZSOG-sponsored lecture tour around Australia and New Zealand in July and August 2017. He presented Successful Public Governance to more than 600 civil servants in different cities.

Publiek leiderschap in times of deinstitutionalization

June 12, 2017

Paul ‘t Hart gave a keynote speech at the annual conference of VNG in Goes, 13 June 2017. Title of the speech: Publiek leiderschap in times of deinstitutionalization.

Leading for Public Sector Success

May 14, 2017

Paul 't Hart presented on Leading for Public Sector Success in the VUCA Age in a training session for the danish national, regional and local civil servants on 15 May 2017.

Good Governance

March 27, 2017

Keynote Speech Paul 't Hart, Good Governance, Successful Societies on Utrecht University ERC Day, 28 March, 2017.

 VNG Ambtelijke Topconferentie

March 21, 2017

Keynote Speech Paul 't Hart, VNG Ambtelijke Topconferentie, De Fabrique, Nieuwegein, 22 Maart 2017. This presentation is in Dutch. 

SPG Workshop Keynote Day-3: Studying Successful Governance-Moving forward. 3 Mar. 2017

March 06, 2017

Samenwerking Als Bestuurlijke Opgave

February 08, 2017

Paul 't Hart presented on Samenwerking Als Bestuurlijke Opgave in Nieuwegein on 9 February 2017. This presentation is in Dutch.

Successful Public Governance

February 07, 2016

Introduction to the Successful Public Governance Program- the SPG Team on 8 Feb. 2017

De Succesvolle Verandering

January 18, 2017

Stefanie Beyens and Scott Douglas presented on De Succesvolle Verandering on 19 Jan. 2017. This presentation is in Dutch. 

Verwachtingen van de Overheid

December 01, 2016

Scott Douglas and Paul 't Hart presented on Verwachtingen van de Overheid on 2 Dec. 2016. This presentation is in Dutch.

In Search of Successful Governance on 7 Oct. 2016

October 06, 2016

Scott Douglas presented on In Search of Successful Governance on 7 Oct. 2016

Success in Public Governance

April 21, 2015

Success in Public Governance-ECT Program Presentation by Paul 't Hart on 22 Apr. 2015

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