• Daniel Macaria

The wage bill beast

I was motivated to write 'the wage bill beast' - now available on in Kindle and print formats - by what I saw happening in the public sector after the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) began its operations in 2012.

The book captures the missteps and failures of the SRC. Although I made many suggestions, the SRC ignored them at a high cost. Some of these suggestions are in the book, but more than that, I have suggested what the SRC could have done differently to succeed in its core mandate.

As the first six-year term of the Commissioners was coming to an end, I had concluded that the SRC was a liability to the public sector. Here is the reason why: Https://

I don't think much has changed since the new SRC team began working in September 2018.

4 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Is Kenya ready for a reality check?

Can Kenya afford to launch into the restructuring state-owned enterprises (SOEs) without the requisite capability capacity? The answer is a resounding NO! What are the challenges? And are we ready to

Kenyans can manage the restructuring processes!

Yes, inevitably, Kenya will go for the World Bank/IMF loans. Harsh conditions will accompany the loans' disbursement. We have been there before (in the 1980s through 1992). We performed poorly at that

Has anything changed at #WorldBankIMF?

Some can still remember the oil crisis of the 1970s and the economic downturn following the crisis. Many sub-Sahara African countries were caught ill-prepared without the institutional capacity or cap