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The HRD Affair: A ''How Not To'' Case of Holding Someone to Account


''There is an inherent tension between flexibility and responsiveness in serving the public on the one hand, and the dictates of financial management on the other. Finding a balance between the two is the perennial problem of governance.'' And, according to Arthur Kroeger, Chair of the CPRN Board, the mishandling of the HRD Affair by both the media and federal politicians has badly upset that balance.

Release Date: 5 Jan 2001
Number of pages: 1
Document number: 30398