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A Canadian view of the NHS procurement controversy in the UK (Part 1 of 2) by Jon Hansen

April 19, 2013

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“Of $4 billion NHS spent in 2009 on health service projects and innovation, only $224 million had impact on patient care, chasm must be closed” The above was my response to Bob Hudson, whose article “Annulling competition rules is the most important NHS battleground” appeared in the guardian on April 2nd. It has been suffice […]

When it comes to public sector procurement, how often does the media erroneously waive the “corruption” banner? by Jon Hansen

March 13, 2013

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Right out of the gate I want to stress that I know that there is no Santa Claus or that the Easter Bunny will not be hopping his way into our home to leave sweet treats for the family later this spring. I say this as a means establishing the fact that I am not […]

Life is no longer sweet in the executive suite and its impact on your career (Part 1 of 2)

May 14, 2012

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Okay I admit it that when for example JPMorgan Chase fired Ina Drew (the bank’s chief investment officer) because of massive trading losses, I did not shed a tear for the high powered executive. After all, we are all to varying degrees sick and tired of the abject greed of many of these power brokers. […]