Professor Deborah Blackman is the Head of School of Business and Professor in Public Sector Management Strategy at UNSW Canberra at ADFA.
Her research focuses on public service management, in particular strategy development and implementation. Prof Blackman’s academic background is in a range of management and administration related fields: human resource management; organisational learning; knowledge management; training and development; and managing change and organisational behaviour.
The common theme of her work is developing effective knowledge development, acquisition and transfer in order to improve organisational effectiveness in a range of applied, real-world contexts.
Before joining UNSW Canberra in 2014, Prof Blackman was the Director of the Graduate Research Office at the University of Canberra, where she managed a small team that undertakes strategic planning, develops policy and delivers the Higher Degree Research research education programme.
Prof Blackman is currently working on a range of projects to improve public sector outcomes. Recent highlights include: