'People expect public servants to preserve the public good'

Patient and relatives beside a hospital bed

The public sector is commonly perceived to be stuffed with overstaffed bureaucracies and far too many tiers of administration, and therefore it is usually concluded by external commentators that private companies produce far better leaders.

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