A roadmap for smarter supply chains
Human error and system problems primary cause of data breaches
A new approach to performance
Colin Talbot’s recent book, Theories of Performance, Organizational and Service Improvement in the Public Domain (Oxford University Press, 2010), offers us a way forward: with better evidence about what works and why, a new approach to performance would improve...
Building good global governance: The post-2015 Millennium Development Goal agenda
The rise of mutuals and the entrepreneurial ethic in the UK
As part of its Big Society initiative, and linked to Prime Minister Cameron’s desire to make the public service more efficient and entrepreneurial, the concept of "mutuals" was put forward as a viable alternative to traditional government-owned public agencies.
The auditor’s cautionary tale
After the Auditor General’s (AG) report was released on April 30, the national media were quick to draw attention to the more than $3 billion in anti-terrorism spending that was unaccounted for and the large number of overpayments to employment insurance recipients.