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Is ‘back-flipping’ on an issue really such a bad thing?

When an organisation or individual changes their mind on a public issue it is often derided as a back-flip or flip-flopping or a u-turn or caving in. But sometimes it is just part of the process of reaching the right … Continue reading

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Superannuation and dog racing: Policy back-flip or ‘responding to stakeholders’?

One of the challenges for policy makers and managers everywhere is how best to communicate a major change of mind. Will it be negatively perceived¬†as a back-flip by a weak leader, or recognised as a positive outcome resulting from flexible … Continue reading

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