Archives for January 24th, 2002

BENCHMARKING FOR BEST PRACTICES IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Book News, PublicNet: 24 January, 2002

By Patricia Keehley, Steven Medlin, Sue MacBride, Laura LongmireFor leading companies in the private sector, benchmarking has become a major catalyst for change and a key tool for gathering information from competitors and process leaders, as well as from within. Benchmarking for
Best Practices in the Public Sector is a unique practical guide that shows public officials and administrators at all levels of government how to identify the best practices and implement them in their organizations. Using real case examples from federal, state, and local governments, this book displays how benchmarking methods have been adapted to the unique needs of the public sector and describes the tangible benefits gained by public agencies that have applied these techniques. Offers detailed how-to advice along with checklists, flowcharts, sample forms, a resource directory, and other tools to help managers take action quickly.

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PUBLIC TEST ON STANDARDS

Headlines, PublicNet: 24 January, 2002

The Committee on Standards in Public Life is to conduct research into public attitudes about propriety. It has awarded the contract to produce the first stage of the research to the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen).NatCen was chosen following a tendering process involvling five bidders, and will embark upon its initial study in February to define parameters for the quantitative studies which will follow. A report of the first stage will be published in summer 2002.

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KEY STAGE 3 WORKS

Headlines, PublicNet: 24 January, 2002

An OFSTED report on the pilot implementation of new measures to improve secondary schooling offers a vote of confidence in the strategy.Key Stage 3, the period between age 11 and 14, aims to build on the successes that the Government has seen in primary schools.

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