Making the right connections?

Philpott, Sue
July 1999
Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Jul/Aug99, Issue 15, p8
Academic Journal
Examines the potential advantages of teleworking for public sector administration in Great Britain. Description of housing institutions' use of the system as a practical way to put value into their visions; Advantages when implemented correctly. INSETS: Case study 1.;Case study 2.;Case study 3.;Case study 4.


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