The following material has been prepared and published by Dr John Howard
“Great expectations: Developing ‘instruments for engagement’ in university, business, government, and community relations”. Paper delivered at Conference on Innovation Systems and the New Role of Universities. Bristol UK, 2011. View Paper
From Transactions to Partnerships in National Innovation Systems: A Triple Helix Perspective. In Triple Helix VII. Glasgow. 2009. View Paper
"The Emerging Business of Knowledge Transfer: From Diffusion to Engagement in the Delivery of Economic Outcomes from Publicly Funded Research " In Triple Helix 5. Turin, Italy, 2004. View Paper
“Engagement in an Era of Industrialisation”. In Bjarnason, S & Coldstream, P (Eds.) The idea of engagement: universities in society. London, Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2003. (With R Johnston) See Chapter
"What Is Best Practice?" In Best Practice in Eco Tourism, ed. Scott Prasser. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 2000.
"Program Evaluation: The "Bottom Line" For Management Improvement." In Program Evaluation: Decision Making in Australian Government, ed. John Uhr. Canberra: Federalism Research Centre, 1992.
"Attacking the Budget Problem." In Dynamics of Australian Public Sector Management: Selected Essays, ed. Alexander Kouzmin and Nicholas Scott. Sydney: Macmillan, 1990. Citation
"Improvements in Public Expenditure Management." InAustralian Government Administration: Essays in Review - 1984, ed. John Nethercote, Alexander Kouzmin and R L Wettenhall. Canberra: Canberra CAE, 1986.
"Public Expenditure Management: The Rhetoric of Planning and the Reality of Control," in Australian Commonwealth Administration 1984: Essays in Review. J R Nethercote, Alexander Kouzmin and Roger Wettenhall eds. Canberra: Canberra College of Advanced Education, 1986. Citation
"CSIRO: Partnering for the Future". Innovation Management Policy and Practice 9, no. 2, 2007. View Article.
"Deregulation and Privatization." Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration XIII, no. 1, 1986.
"Issues in the Privatization Debate." Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration XIII, no. 3, 1986. no. 4, 1983.
"Question Time: Myth or Reality." Australian Journal of Public Administration, 1972. Access Article
*Business, Higher Education and Innovation: Institutions for Engagement in a Mode 2 Society. Thesis submitted in fulfillment of requirements for PhD. The University of Sydney, 2004. View Thesis.
*The Rhetoric and Reality of Public Expenditure management and Control. Thesis submitted in fulfillment of requirements for Master of Arts, the University of Canberra, 1983.
"Question Time: Myth or Reality". A study of the effectiveness of Question Time in Parliament for securing Executive accountability. Thesis published in Australian Journal of Public Administration - see above.
During 2018 Howard Partners is celebrating 20 years as an independent public policy research, advisory, and management consulting firm.
Howard Partners was honoured to have contributed to the Innovation and Science Australia Strategic Plan, Australia 2030: Prosperity Though Innovation, released in early 2018. Our Consultations Report and Expert Opinion Survey was released at the same time.
Howard Partners is currently working with the National Primary Industries Research and Innovation Committee on a Performance Review of Australia's Rural Innovation System.
In November 2017 the Review Team released an Issues Paper to guide consultations and discussions about the Review. The consultations program has now been completed, involving meetings with over 100 people from research and teaching organisations, business and government.