Shunting, the ‘Nigerian factor’ and tackling Corruption

In my previous post I indicated that I believed shunting was a big national challenge. My main thesis was that many people didn’t want to stay on the queue and this was contributor to corruption in our country. This weekend, I had an interesting exchange with two colleagues over breakfast which brought this subject to the …

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A Nation in need of Leadership: it’s all about queuing, no?

Last week I travelled to one of the Universities in the South-South of Nigeria on a ‘scoping’ visit. In the course of my trip, I had cause to use an ATMachine. I spent several minutes, perhaps around 45 minutes, waiting my turn on the rather long queue. I wondered why the queue dragged, even though there …

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