Classen, Martin; Reilly, Peter
June 2007
People Management;6/14/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on how human resources (HR) department is responding to more workforce flexibility in Germany's social market model. Germany's social market model had once been seen in Great Britain as worth emulating precisely because it was the main driver of European growth. Faced with lower budgets and fewer employees, managers have responded to workforce flexibility in various ways. One is that information technology (IT) is being used wherever feasible and economically justifiable.


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