People and Performance: Challenges for the Future Public Service— the Report from the Wye River Conference



What are the key challenges for the public sector at present, and what will the future public service look like if it is to meet these challenges? These questions were put to public-sector leaders at a conference at the Wye River Plantation in June 1999. The leaders agreed on aspects of a broad vision for the future and the urgent need for a detailed debate on the transition questions that arose.