Blair McPherson is a former director of community services at Lancashire CC and management writer
A bombshell revelation from an interim director changed my whole view of a prospective job.
The style is informal, but the conversation can be disconcerting.
Colleagues are wrong if they think there will be little or no ramifications for other directorates.
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?