Madam Tove Degnbol, The Danish Kingdom's Ambassador to Ghana, has advised public institutions to shun age-old customs that don't contribute anything to the country's growth.
Ms. Dengbol mentioned that with the widespread disenchantment about the work ethics of public sector employees, there was a need for leadership to set forth mechanisms make sure they got the best out of those institutions.
The Danish Ambassador said that for public institutions to fully contribute to Ghana's national growth there was a need for staff to change the way they do business with its client or the public.
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Ms Dengbol made her comments at the the sixth Imani Ghana Public Sector Leadership Awards in Accra, an annual public service excellence award organised by Imani Centre for Policy and Education, Ghana.
The Danish diplomat pointed out that public sector employees would do well to focus on efficiency when they dealt with their clients. She said that there was a need to find new ways of interacting or engaging with clients in order to meet their expectations, otherwise they would become irrelevant.