IMS North West members meet Australian ex Work Study Practitioner

Hogg, Harry
September 2011
Management Services;Autumn2011, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p39
Academic Journal
The article reports on a meeting of the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) North West group with John Bottomley on August 18, 2011. Bottomley was born in Lancashire, England and emigrated to Perth, Western Australia over 30 years ago. Bottomley was introduced to Work Study techniques in a scholarship at Manchester College of Commerce. He became the president of the Institute of Work Study. It adds that Bottomley became a senior training adviser of the Construction Training Board.


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