TITLE

Blunder Boss

AUTHOR(S)
Trapp, Roger
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Jul/Aug99, Issue 15, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents extracts from the book `Blunder Boss. How Britain's Bosses Are Failing You'. Costs of downsizing; Missions and values; Outsourcing; Ethics; Social awareness; Values; Budgets and waiting for health care; Monopoly health care providers; Short-termism.
ACCESSION #
2254642

 

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