‘Boys’ club mentality’ in Department of Justice
Unpublished internal survey from 2015 reveals infighting and deep hostility to reform
A culture of secrecy, infighting and a “boys’ club mentality” were among the complaints levelled against senior Department of Justice officials in an unpublished employee survey.
The study, conducted in 2015, found that staff members experienced a “circle the wagons” attitude to organisational reform, with senior officials reported as being “deeply addicted to having the status quo at all costs”.
A year earlier, the Toland Report had unveiled a...
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