TITLE

Engineers in breakdown over change

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
People Management;01/14/99, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on an employee relations dispute which involved engineers in a maintenance firm in Great Britain that prompted calls for understanding of change management techniques. Involvement of occupational psychologist Bridget Hogg in the issue; Reasons for the dispute; Implications of the dispute.
ACCESSION #
1767192

 

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