TITLE

COMMUNICATE IN DOWNTURN

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
People Management;12/11/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the move of the John Lewis Partnership to inform all staff about a decline in sales in Great Britain in November 2008. The company posted a 10-15 percent annual decline in sales during the period. The figures are sent to all staff, and are publicly available. Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, explained the benefits of such communication.
ACCESSION #
35961175

 

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