That it is is the consequence of managerialism, the ideology that tells us that management is generic, and therefore you can manage macaroni or museums or mausoleums, it makes no difference.
Someone involved in health, commented on the CQC crisis, quoting the adage “fish rot from the head”.
Bob Garratt wrote an excellent book of that title, aimed at board members and their roles and responsibilities.
Can we please begin to nurture a culture of vast scepticism about managerialism and its careerist, pension-seeking advocates?
Some public servants do it for love, still. Bless.