Leading by Standing Back: s even habits of more effective commissioners . Matthew Pike March 28 th 2012 . Letting Go: Holding On.
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Leading by Standing Back:seven habits of more effective commissioners
"..the skill we lack …is…understanding how to let go, to get somebody else to deliver where we specify the results we are after, then work with those suppliers.. to make sure the incentive structure is right and we are all working together to deliver better public services in the end."
Gus O’Donnell – outgoing Head of Her Majesty’s Civil Service
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