Archives for July 13th, 2000

USING VISION TO IMPROVE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION

Abstracts, PublicNet: 13 July, 2000

Kelly DLeadership & Organization Development Journal, (UK), 2000 Vol 21 No 2. Start page: 92. No of pages: 10

Argues that research on organizational communication could be developed by looking at the literature on leadership, particularly as it relates to vision. Sets out a representational model of organizational communication, identifying the points at which it can break down and the barriers that can exist to it. Highlights the view that managers and employees may not share the same perceptions, values, agenda and definitions and argues that differences in these can be important barriers to communication. Draws on the leadership literature on vision to identify the main personal and organizational barriers to effective communication, and to discuss how vision can offer additional ways to overcome these barriers.

Read more on USING VISION TO IMPROVE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION…



SUB-REGIONAL DEVOLUTION CALLED FOR

Headlines, PublicNet: 13 July, 2000

A group of modernisers in local government are calling for a change in thinking about the development of England’s regional communities. The New Local Government Network is hosting a conference at the Cumberland Hotel in London today (Thursday, July 13) in which it will call on the Government to re-think its plans for the development of regional government.So far there are eight year old Regional Development Agencies in England, with a largely economic-led brief. The NLGN argues that the requirement is for smaller units than these, with elected mayors leading each one.

Read more on SUB-REGIONAL DEVOLUTION CALLED FOR…

POLICING SHOULD MODERNISE – MET COMMISSIONER

Headlines, PublicNet: 13 July, 2000

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens has called for a major re-think in policing. The Commissioner says that the police service has become locked in a reactive spiral of chasing crime, over focussing on its aftermath and devoting too little attention to prevention. Innovative change to put law enforcement ‘upstream’ of crime must, he says, involve collective action from the whole of society, not just the police.And he is accepting that there may be scope for a new public body such as a crime safety executive, rather like the Health and Safety Executive, but responsible for protecting people and preventing crime.

Read more on POLICING SHOULD MODERNISE – MET COMMISSIONER…

© PublicNet is a KnowShare production | Technology by Jag Singh + Hilton & Hilton Ltd | Admin Log in