Management in formation

Smedley, Tim
May 2008
People Management;5/29/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p22
The article discusses how modern management thinking is helping the Royal Air Force (RAF) Marham in Norfolk, England, through the kind of change in structure and values more familiar in Civvy Street. The airbase is one of the biggest employers in Norfolk. It houses around 3,000 military personnel and up to 700 civilian staff. Phil Osborn, the station commander, admits that Marham now accounts for 8 per cent of the RAF workforce and, as it all fails under his command. Throughout the day, leadership is encouraged to grow organically. INSET: BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce at RAF Marham.


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