Mandela made sainthood work in political arena

John Kane, Griffith University, delivering an address
Centre for Governance and Public Policy
A remarkable leader who used his saintly profile to powerful political effect. This was how Griffith University political scientist Professor John Kane described Nelson Mandela today, following the death of South Africa’s first black president at the age of 95. “He is a prime example of someone who used moral capital to great effect,” Professor […]

Premier’s leadership style needs work

Griffith Business School
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman can weather the current political storm surrounding public service cutbacks and mining royalties, a Griffith University expert said today. However, Professor John Kane (right) from Griffith’s School of Government and International Relations, believes Mr Newman would be well served by an adjustment to his leadership style as he moves forward. Professor […]