Category: public sector

It’s the people, stupid!

This post is about two tweets which came my way yesterday.  Both speak of the importance of personal responsibility.  The first describes its reach in private industry (in this case, I believe in relation to a recent story on the…

Are Cameron & Co acting like witch doctors?

Kevin describes Michael Gove’s dogmatic approach to politics thus: Last week’s announcement by Michael Gove that AS Levels would no longer count towards an A Level grade was a classic example of making policy based on dogma not evidence. The…

The con that is competition

I remember, whilst living in Spain, working as a language-learning provider for a car components manufacturer.  Their job it was to build the plastic linings of car roofs and doors; car and coach seats; and a multitude of other items.…

"Let’s Work Together"

http://youtu.be/MOLCSCArDRE Its heart is in the right place.  There are some complaints about patriarchy in the YouTube comments stream.  It’s cheerful enough, mind.  A missed opportunity in the video itself, though.  It does seem the dancing man who ties the…