Blair McPherson is a former director of community services at Lancashire CC and management writer
It didn’t start well.
Should we be looking to business to fill the next chief executive vacancy?
No one should retire with their life expectancy shortened, their physical and emotional health impaired or their relationships damaged.
Prime ministers and presidents aren’t alone in complaining about public servants frustrating their plans
‘We must find the real story in service failure’Subscription
Most people don’t look beyond the headline of service failure. They should
“There are too many layers and too many committees. The business is too top heavy, too inward looking – and too corporate.” Sound familiar?
What sort of chief executive hates change while leading an organisation in an age of upheaval?
How directors can really help social workersSubscription
A guest briefing by Blair McPherson, former director, Lancashire CC
The outgoing chair of the Care Quality Commission has suggested organisations will increasingly be judged on their ability to collaborate. But we’ve been trying to do just that for years, and it still is not a simple proposition
Organisations look to appoint talented and experienced individuals and rarely look at their track record for evidence of resilience. Resilience is the ability to cope with setbacks, disappointments and failures.