Category Archives: Public sector maturity

The 9th Pillar – Performance culture has to connect value to values

Yesterday two NHS nurses were struck off the UK nursing register for bringing their profession into serious disrepute.  One of the features of this case was the falsifying of records so that ‘performance targets’ could be met.  The NHS has … Continue reading

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The 1st Pillar – Societal value versus profit

MI’s 10 Pillars – its core principles – are all very simple.  Pillar 1 makes a clear distinction between profit and value.  Why?  Because if society focuses on profit, rather than value, it gets what it deserves. One of the … Continue reading

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“Double, double TOIL and trouble” – risky people management in the public sector

In his 2013 budget speech (stay with it, it gets more interesting, honest) George Osborne, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced there would be a continuation of the policy of a 1% cap on public sector pay rises until … Continue reading

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