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The People Manager

Blair McPherson is a former local authority director and author of a number of management books, including Equipping Managers for an Uncertain Future and An Elephant in the Room. Follow him on Twitter: @blairmcpherson1

All posts from: March 2012

Yes, we do talk about you

Posted by Blair McPhersonTue, 13 Mar 2012

My colleague on the senior management team seemed surprised - shocked, even: “Do you mean to say you talk about me and members of my team during your meetings?” as if this was slightly improper, unprofessional and indiscrete.

Collaboration with the private sector: a necessary evil?

Posted by Blair McPhersonSun, 4 Mar 2012

These days, being the chief executive of a public sector organisation means collaborating with the private sector.