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Articles for April 2004

Goodbye industry, hello Governmen

While demand for management consultancy from the private sector remains weak, the taxpayer is taking up the slack.
So what's the big idea?

Joined-up thinking is the way forward, as the public sector is discovering.
Labour pays consultants pounds 1bn

Central government spending on management consultancy doubled last year, making it the UK's largest single market for business advice.
The difference a year makes

Annualised hours contracts: an antidote to staff burnout.
Give that carrot some stick

Performance-based pay models are counterproductive and divisive
Just the job

It's time managers took on board lessons about pay identified by Frederick Herzberg 40 years ago.