DO we need speed?

September 2010
People Management;9/30/2010, p15
The author reflects on the press release of Knox D'Arcy (KDA) which indicated that 68% of the working day of junior staff in local government was lost on average and that staff in the private sector are productive on average 44% of the time. He realizes that employees have been a little useless but local authority staff are more useless, and agrees with reducing authority staff if the utilization rates of those that are left grow to be as well as those in the private sector. He points out the importance of getting advice from a performance consultant.


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