A situation in which an individual changes employers, perhaps more than once, switching between employment with the government or with an organization having oversight authority and employment with an organization regulated by or overseen by the other employer.

Concerns exist on both sides of the Atlantic regarding the effectiveness of government watchdogs and the growing influence of special interest groups within the bureaucracy. ‘Iron triangles’ and ‘revolving door syndromes’ which began as Washington concerns are showing their face in the UK too.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'revolving door syndrome':

revolving door syndromeA situation in which employee turnover in an organization is inordinately high.
revolving door syndromeA situation in which a person or group repeats a cycle of behaviors or experiences, usually with unsuccessful or undesirable results.
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