Archives for November 27th, 1998

STRATEGIC VIEW SCORES

Headlines, PublicNet: 27 November, 1998

Sports Minister Tony Banks today outlined the Government’s new strategic attitude to sport, with the announcement of a framework for a sports policy strategy to be published next year.The new strategy will concentrate on improving access to both facilities and quality coaching, achieving better health through activity and lifelong learning through sport.

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NHS BILL TOO BIG ?

Headlines, PublicNet: 27 November, 1998

The scale, pace, cost and management complexity of delivering the NHS modernisation agenda is being underestimated, claims the NHS Confederation.Describing the NHS Bill outlined in the Queen’s Speech as tough and radical, chief executive Stephen Thornton said: “Expectations of how the modernisation agenda can be delivered must be checked – its radicalism has been underestimated in many quarters.

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EVALUATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC SECTOR

Abstracts, PublicNet: 27 November, 1998

Baldry DInternational Journal of Project Management, (UK), Feb 98 (16/1)Start page: 35. No of pages: 7

Looks at the way in which the public sector in the UK changed during the 1980s and 1990s with the emergence of Executive Agencies and new inter-organizational relationships based on the private sector model. Points out how risk for commercial organizations can be measured in monetary terms, but the risks for public sector activities are different and arise from problems such as veto by higher authority, no financial reward for success and risk impacts being felt beyond finance by operational disturbance and loss of amenities. Considers the part played by stakeholders and the effects of the different methods of procurement. Looks at why the public sector cannot distribute much of its financial risk over a range of other parties as is done by the private sector, and the problems that arises from loss of the experience of past projects when much activity is outside the public sector.

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