Socpo president warns of political danger in reforms

Thatcher, Mike
April 1998
People Management;4/2/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p21
Reports on the Great Britain-based Society of Chief Personnel Officers in Local Government's (SOCPO) 1998 conference held in Brighton, England. SOCPO President Roger Bennett's warning on the danger posed by proposed local government reforms on public personnel management.


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