Engineers demand back-up for benchmarking scheme

Prickett, Ruth
October 1998
People Management;10/29/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 21, p17
Discusses the `people skills scoreboard' launched by Peter Mandelson, secretary of state for trade and industry in Great Britain. Impact of money spent on training on sales growth and competitiveness; Discussion on the need for the government to show support; Effect of benchmarking.


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