Writings & Publications - By Career Period

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The Saskatchewan Years: 1945 – 1964

"Efficiency in Government and Business", CPA, Vol. VI, No. 3, pp. 245-260, 1963
A.W. Johnson and J.M. Andrews, Provincial and Municipal Governments and the Capital Markets. A staff paper prepared for, and published by, the Royal Commission on Banking and Finance, 1962
"Managing Canada with Money", in Executive, April and May 1962 (Vol. 4, No. 4 and No. 5)
"A Provincial-Local Government Budget", CPA, Vol. N, No. 1, pp. 26-40, 1961
"The Role of the Deputy-Minister", CPA, Vol. IV, No. 4, pp. 363-373, 1961
"Problems of Provincial Finance", CPA, Vol. III, No. 3, pp. 256-269, 1960
"Canada's National Accounts." A three-part article on Canada's National Accounts, and macro-economic policy, in Executive, December 1959, January 1960, February 1960 (Vol. 1, No. 12; Vol. 2, No. 1; Vol. 2, No. 2)
"Planning and Budgeting", CPA, Vol. II, No. 3, pp. 145-153, 1959
"The Treasury Board in Saskatchewan", Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 1955
"Government Organization and Methods Units," Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 1952.





Government of Canada Years: 1964 – 1975

  "Efficiency in Government and Business", A.M. Willins and Kenneth Kernaghan (eds.), Public Administration in Canada: Selected Readings, Methuen: 1968. And in Carroll, Siegel, Sproule-Jones, "Classic Readings in Canadian Public Administration, Oxford University Press: 2005
  "Canada's Social Security Review: The Central Issues", CPP\AP, Vol.1, No. 4, pp. 456­472, 1975
  "Planning, Programming and Budgeting in Canada", PAR, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 23-31, 1973
  "Education and the Development of Senior Executives", CPA, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 539-557, 1972
pdf "Productivity, People and the Public Service", in Optimum, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 8-22, 1971
  "PPB and Decision-Making in the Government of Canada", Cost and Management, (Journal of the Society of Industrial Accountants of Canada), March-April 1971
  "The Treasury Board of Canada and the Machinery of Government of the 1970's", CJPS, Vol. IV, No. 3, pp. 346-366, 1971
pdf "Management Theory and Cabinet Government", CPA, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 73-81, 1971
  "The Dynamics of Federalism in Canada", in Peter Meekison (ed.), Canadian Federalism: Myth or Reality, Methuen: 1968
  "Fiscal Relations Between the Federal and Provincial Governments, and the Provincial and Municipal Governments," in The Politics of Government Finance, Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities, 1968
  "The Basis and Effects of Provincial-Municipal Fiscal Decisions", in Inter Government Fiscal Relationships, a monograph published by the Canadian Tax Foundation, pp. 37-76, 1964




The Public Broadcasting Years: 1975 - 1982

  "Culture, Broadcasting and the Canadian Identity", SMTE Journal (Publication of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers), 1982
pdf "Public Policy: Creativity and Bureaucracy", CPA, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1-15, 1978
pdf "Journalistic Freedom and Responsibility", a speech given to the Empire Club, Toronto, 1977
  "New Perspectives for Economic Policy", in Abraham Rotstein (ed.), Beyond Industrial  Growth, University of Toronto Press, 1976
  "Broadcasting in Canada: The ideal and the Reality", Policy Options, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 6-12, 1983
  "Prescriptions for Broadcasting in Canada: Looking Through a Burlap Bag", Oueen's Quarterly, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 457-465, 1983




The Professorial Years & Public Debate: 1982 – 1993

pdf What is Public Management: an Autobiographical View. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Public Management, May 1993
  "Five Pillars for the Future" (having to do with the Constitution of Canada), The Globe and Mail, Saturday, July 6, 1991
  "Free Trade and Cultural Industries", in Marc Gold and David Leyton-Brown (eds.), Trade-Offs on Free Trade: The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, Toronto: Carswell, 1988
pdf "The Meech Lake Accord and the Bonds of Nationhood", in K.E. Swinton and C.J. Rogerson. Competing Constitutional Visions: The Meech Lake Accord, Toronto: Carswell, 1988
  "Fifty-fifty TV", Policy Options, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 18-22, 1988
  "Weakened Bonds of Nationhood", Policy Options, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 18-20, 1988
  Social Policy in Canada: The Past as it Conditions the Future. Ottawa: Institute for Research on Public Policy, October 1987
  "Social Policy in Canada: The Past as it Conditions the Present", in Shirley B. Seward (ed.), The Future of Social Welfare Systems in Canada and the United Kingdom, Ottawa: Institute for Research in Public Policy, 1987
pdf "Stop Neglecting Research", Policy Options, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 12-15, 1986
  A.W. Johnson, Giving Greater Point and Purpose to the Federal Financing of Post-Secondary Education and Research. A Task Force Report prepared for the Secretary of State of Canada, February 15, 1985
  "Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations: An Historical Perspective", in David W. Conklin (ed.), Ottawa and the Provinces: The Distribution of Money and Power. A Special Research Report of the Ontario Economic Council, Toronto, 1985
  "The Role of the Deputy Minister", in Kenneth Kernaghan, Public Administration in Canada, Methuen: 1985
  "A Perspective on Social Policy Legislation and Reform", in Alan Green and Nancy Olewiler (eds.), Report on the Policy Forum on Universality of Social Policy in the 1980's, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, Queen's University, May 1985
  "Response and Concluding Remarks", in Ardeshir Noordik (ed.), Reforming the Financing Arrangement for Post-Secondary Education in Canada. Proceedings of the Ontario Economic Council on the Johnson Report on Federal Financing of Post-Secondary Education and Research, October 1985