Research Students

Ario WicaksonoPhD Candidate


Address: Building 24, University of Canberra


Centre for Change Governance


Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra

Research Interests

Public sector organization, human resource management, organizational behavior


"The role of academics in public sector as the agents of policy transfer, a case in Indonesian administrative reform"


Professor Diane Stone (chair), Professor Mark Evans and Associate Professor Riyana Miranti


Before he joined the University of Canberra,  Ario Wicaksono worked as a junior lecturer at the Department of Public Policy and Management, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)  Indonesia since 2009 and also a researcher in several research centre under the faculty namely Centre for Policy and Management Studies (Reforma), ASEAN Studies Center (ASC) and Youth Studies Center (YouSure). Most of his previous research focused on organizational studies in public sector, including human resource management, organizational behavior and culture, and organizational change and development (OD), where he also lectures on those area at the undergraduate programme in UGM. He also has interests in urban studies, cultural studies and multiculturalism issue. 



  • Bachelor of Political Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  • Master of Science in Public Administration, Universitas Gadjah Mada



Professor Diane Stone (chair), Professor Mark Evans and Associate Professor Riyana Miranti


  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2015. ASEAN Community and Sense of Ownership: Measuring Youth Perception and Orientation Towards ASEAN Community 2015, Case in City of Yogyakarta-Indonesia; Paper presented at 2015 International Conference on ASEAN Studies 2 (ICONAS 2), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok-Thailand, 3-5 August 2015.
  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2014. Tracing Back Adolescent Reproductive Health Policy in Indonesia: Are Youth Friendly Enough?; Paper presented at 2015 South East Asian Symposium (SEASS) 4th Conference, University of Oxford-Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia, 20-24 March 2014.
  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2014. Serving the Poor Elderly Citizen: Evaluation of Nursing Home Services in City of Yogyakarta-Indonesia; Paper presented at 2014 Asian Group for Public Administration (AGPA) Annual Conference. 27-29 August 2014.
  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2013. Finding Public Service as a Calling: Introducing Workplace Spirituality as a Work Ethic in Indonesian Bureaucracy; Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Public Organization, International Public Organization Association, Denpasar-Indonesia, 21 February 2013.
  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2013. Stakeholder Involvement in Managing Heritage Houses in Kotagede; Paper presented at ‘Social Accessibility Through Culture’-11th Urban Research Plaza International Academic Forum, Osaka City University-Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta-Indonesia, 18 February 2013.
  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2012. Political Commitment in Utilizing Job Analysis and Workload Analysis in Local Government Organization Restructurisation Strategy; Paper presented at The Eastern Regional Organization of Public Administration (EROPA) Conference 2012 ‘Challenges to Administrative Reform: Learning from the Past and In Search of Excellent in The Future’, Jakarta-Indonesia, 28 October-1 November 2012.
  • Wicaksono, Ario. 2011. Constructing Servant Leadership Character through Student-teacher Aesthetic Role-Sharing (STAR) Learning Approach; Paper presented at The OARIC 2011 International Conference ‘Educational Leadership, Knowledge and Technology Innovation in Cultural Diversity and Knowledge-based Society’-Prince of Songkla University, Phuket-Thailand, 25-27 April 2011.


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