Human Resources worker Michael O'Neill describes his long march through the institutions of the Australian public service.qHe was explaining why he had just taken a very well-paidpublic service position in the upper echelon of the EducationDepartment. qComrades, q he said, qI have been on the long march through theinstitutions.q There was enough auld lang syne in his phrase toresonate with our shared ratbag past, enough residue of our onetime reverence for Mao, enough nostalgia for 1968 to dissolve thetension and turn the talk to other things.The problem is that not all of lifea#39;s subtleties can be packaged like corn flakes in square boxes that fit better into delivery trucks and hit the shelves cheaper. Unfortunately, however, an SSP which is obliged to amake a profita will always be pushing towards the corn flakes aisle to stack its ... began very early to acclimatise us to it by promulgating the analogy of the two car models, Volkswagen as opposed toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Michael, we really have to talk . . .|
|Publisher||:||Bent Banana Books - 2015-07-14|