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... rather than corruption itself … perhaps it is time to put an end to this warped state of affairs … we know where it leads. We know that corruption is debilitating to the distribution of all public goods ...
... within the corporation. The second is concerned with how the corporation functions within the society.  When I realized that I would have to give two lectures (the keynote address and a later public lecture), ...
In July, I gave a public lecture in St Kitts under the auspices of the University of the West Indies Open Campus and the St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank. I had participated earlier in the annual ...
... on the rational allocation of economic resources. There is something Aristotelian in this march to regulation.  That is, some are better suited than the rest of us to managing and directing public affairs. ...
... agencies, including my own, and lamenting the fact that there is no useful index. On the other hand, we have to recognise that public managers often advance instruments to measure meaningless indices. ...
6. Management and Responsiblity
(Blog/Management)
... standards in their own organizations. If we recognise that this is a problem with the for-profit organization, it becomes an insoluble problem in not-for-profit organizations and in the public sector. ...
... For example, the common law has had history of opposing policies which were in restraint of trade.  It has been and remains a matter of public policy that the common law would not and does not enforce ...
8. There is no spoon
(Blog/Policy)
I recently attended the Caribbean Public Procurement (Law & Practice) Conference (CPPC 2010) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. One does not usually 'wax lyrical' about academic or professional ...
... similar matters pending before the anti-dumping commission against Arc Systems and Buying House for cement from the Dominican Republic. Key to ADSC's final ruling would have been the US supplier's cooperation ...
Jamaica's Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC) has ruled [by a majority] that cement imported from the Dominican Republic is being dumped in Jamaica, and that there was evidence of some injury ...
11. Public Service Quality
(Blog/Management)
Some years ago I carried out a research project on public service quality. The research was designed to show whether the investments in the new public service reforms were justified. The argument was that ...
I will come back to this theme several times over the next several months, but I am fascinated by the concept of a corruption-free public procurement system. As much as we advocate for efficient public ...
13. Thick and fast
(Blog/Law)
... principles of administrative law,  it raises some unsettling questions on the issue of misbehaviour in public office. It is quite clear that many regarded Barnwell’s action as reprehensible. One judge ...
... of Lloyd and it is that this shooting was done in the full view of several members of the public who were apparently encouraging the policemen in the criminal action. In other words, our indictment should ...

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