WHO Ombudsman Recommends Better Managerial Training To Prevent ‘Dysfunctional’ Relationships Among Staff

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“The World Health Organization needs to invest more in its staff, particularly in leaders’ managerial skills, the organization’s ombudsman told member states during the 142nd session of the executive board held last month in Geneva, Switzerland, from Jan. 22-26. The recommendation is based on the number of cases which ombudsmen have been receiving that point to ‘dysfunctional’ relationships between managers and staff across the three country, regional, and headquarters levels of the organization…” (Ravelo, 2/5).

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