Howard dumps privacy proposal
Sun, 30 Mar 1997 11:47:45 +1000
At 11:21 PM 28/03/97 +1000, "Ian Johnston" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>With budget constraints, governments are looking for better value-for-money in
Trying to do more for less is a reasonable goal, if done by increased
efficiency. Paying less and getting less is questionable. Getting a lesser
number of people to do the same thing may also be questionable if it leads
to stress and mistakes.
>A reduction in quality, cost or a combination of both may be objectives of
Are you suggesting that a reduction in quality may be an objective?
>Outsourcers' contracts normally provide for performance monitoring, measurement
>and service standards.
You seem to place a lot of faith in contracts. There are many examples of
the government coming off second best in contractural arangements