Archives for December 18th, 1998

WAY TO A CHILD’S STOMACH IS VIA TEACHER

Headlines, PublicNet: 18 December, 1998

In an example of joined-up thinking, the Health and Food ministries are enlisting new teachers to help them get across important messages to children.Trainee teachers are to be reminded of the importance of learning about food and nutrition in the classroom.

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HERO TO MAKE GRADUATES GOOD WORKERS

Headlines, PublicNet: 18 December, 1998

Higher Education as well as business has emerged as a winner in the Government’s CompetitivenessWhite Paper.Education and Employment Secretary, David Blunkett has announced that over the next three years his department and the DETR will be ploughing fifty million pounds into the new Higher Education Reach Out Fund (HERO), aimed at helping higher education respond better to business needs.

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TOWN HALL FACTORY – APPLYING MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICES

Abstracts, PublicNet: 18 December, 1998

Millar C.Total Quality Management, (UK), May 98 (9/2&3) Start page: 289 No of pages: 12

Traces the convergence of the managerial contexts of manufacturing and public service over recent years, and notes that public bodies have been encouraged to adopt private sector practices. Maintains that like manufacturing, public service operations can be viewed in terms of its inputs, processes and outputs, and asserts that at the micro-level the differences between the two forms of organization are no longer relevant. Highlights some of the manufacturing concepts that have been adopted by public services, and gives some examples of their use by short case studies. Proposes a new area of research aimed at discovering whether manufacturing methods are applicable and beneficial to the UK public service sector, and suggests a framework in which this could be progressed.

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