Archives for July 6th, 1998

BENCHMARKS IN MANAGEMENT TRAINING.

Abstracts, PublicNet: 6 July, 1998

Paddock S C
Public Personnel Management, (USA), Winter 97 (26/4)
Start page: 441 No of pages: 20

Explains the process used to develop benchmarks for Certified Public Manager Programmes which are used for management training by a number of states in the USA. Sets out the benchmarks derived for the Programme’s advisory board, the administrative and financial support it has, its management philosophy, its administrative control, the selection and support of programme participants, the accessibility, approach and support for participants’ learning, the training quality, the evaluation of participants and the programme evaluation. Explains the importance of the areas of the programme being benchmarked. Sets out the benchmark scores of the 12 states which participated in the benchmarking. Presents a summary list of the benchmarks and the standards set.

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COUNCILS URGED TO SIGN UP TO BETTER DEAL FOR BUSINESSES

Headlines, PublicNet: 6 July, 1998

Local councils and government departments have been urged to sign up to a deal that should mean a better experience of officialdom for Britain’s businesses.

Fifty local authorities and the Health and Safety Executive have already adopted a new code of practice setting out what businesses and others who have to comply with regulations can expect from inspectors.

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PARLIAMENTARY OMBUDSMAN HAS A BUMPER YEAR COMING DOWN ON GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Headlines, PublicNet: 6 July, 1998

The Child Support Agency and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food have won the unwelcome honour of having their inadequacies highlighted by the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s annual report.

Michael Buckley said 1997/98 was a bumper year for complaints to his office, ten percent up on the previous year and in ninety three per cent of cases the complaint against a department was upheld.

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MANAGING LEARNING IN ORGANIZATIONS

Book News, PublicNet: 6 July, 1998

David Casey

“This is an interesting and useful book written by a leading and widely respected consultant and learning facilatator.”
– Human Resource Management Journal

“…the concepts and cases are fascinating… extremely thought provoking…well worth buying.”
– Action Learning News

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