The troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s ‘democratic recession’

Business and government
By Dr Diego Fossatiand Dr Lee Morgenbesser Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy The notion that democracy had triumphed over authoritarianism became an irresistible conclusion following the downfall of the Soviet Union. In what amounted to a historic transformation, 46 countries transitioned to democracy between 1991 and 2006. This process […]

Transforming the Philippine workforce through Leadership Development

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Griffith human resource (HR) and leadership experts Professor Adrian Wilkinson and Dr Jeanne McConachie are among prominent international speakers at this year’s Philippine national HR Symposium held in Cebu City, from 27-29 May. Sponsored by the Australian Government through the Philippines-Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility (PAHRODF), the event has attracted 2,000 HR practitioners […]

Disaster financing highlighted at APEC study centre conference

Griffith Asia Institute
Griffith APEC Study Centre fellow Dr Alex Robson, today presented at the 2015 APEC Study Centre conference, addressing over 100 researchers, government and APEC officials on disaster financing in the Australian context. Dr Robson’s presentation focused on fiscal risks and contingent budgetary liabilities that arise as a result commitments from government providing relief in response […]