The art of doing nothing
There is literally no problem in Guyana which is more intractable than the problem of bureaucracy in all its deadly guises. We are caught in a trap whose four walls continually close in – rather like the torture chamber in Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum. The four encroaching walls of the bureaucratic trap are Red Tape, Committees, Unnecessary Meetings and Complacent Functionaries.
Committees pose a major threat. They are a snare and delusion in trying to get anything done. They are often created not really to solve problems and get work done but to give the impression …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.