Wednesday 18 October 2017

Department of Justice must embrace change

Frances Fitzgerald. Photo: Collins
Frances Fitzgerald. Photo: Collins


Transformation, most will agree, takes time, yet some 17 months ago a scathing report slated the Department of Justice for being "closed, secretive and silo driven."

Yesterday the department agreed that its culture had not altered much.

We know that the radical plan to foster a less restrictive culture has been gathering dust and is only now being developed in the department. In a statement, it claimed that changing organisational culture was "widely recognised as a deeper, long-term goal and so takes considerable time".

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