Archive for October, 2012

Local Links. Setting up a blueprint to improve UK health

Suffolk County Council
Closer and smarter working between district and county councillors has unprecedented potential to help improve the health and wellbeing of local communities.”  Cllrs Mark Bee and Kathy Gosling of Suffolk County Council.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT has been given a much greater role in public health. LeaderShape has been working with Suffolk’s Wellbeing Board to set a vision of shared, strategic leadership for this monumental change.

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In a pay freeze or job cut how do you motivate staff? And does fairness matter?

It’s surprising how we just know fairness is a crucial factor in the survival of social organisations.  Long periods of pay freeze are causing many organizations concerns. And in the public sector, morale is seriously affected by the number of redundancies in prospect.

We work to help organisations get the best out of their people. For example, we are working on employee incentive and motivation frameworks with HR clients, to help senior managers understand how threatened people feel by issues of uncertainty and a possible loss of status.

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