Within moments of lying face-down on the ground, King Alarm arrived, followed three hours later by the police. Why? My parents and I had just been held up and immobilised at home by three gunmen.
Little was taken and no-one was physically harmed, but I asked: “Why three hours? Why not three minutes?”
Earlier this year, as the host of CaribHR.Radio (an Internet radio show), I put a tough question to a minister of government from Trinidad and Tobago and also to the head of Antigua’s public sector transformation unit: “Why is it so hard to transform the public sector where so much is at stake?”
There are a myriad of reasons, but here’s one I discovered in these two episodes: Caribbean countries are stuck with a form of government that makes it hard to effect change.
You can find the rest of the article here – Managing a Change in the Public Sector.