Monthly Archives: August, 2013

You Cannot Run a Public Service Like a Business, and Here’s Why…

This article is unashamedly stolen from “Scriptonite Daily” and all credit must go to the author at that site.

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One of the greatest myths of our time is that public services can be made more efficient if we run them as businesses.  The commercialisation of our public services has been a manifest failure, and the response offered by the mainstream parties is that we simply haven’t commercialised them enough. What they fail to understand is that a public service and a business are inherently different beasts and asking one to behave as the other is like asking a fish to ride a bicycle.

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