Objectives and appraisal boost staff morale

Fowler, Alan
January 1995
People Management;01/26/95, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p12
Shares the findings of two major studies by the Great Britain's Audit Commission on how local authorities manage people, pay and performance. Main purpose of the study; Increase in the number of white-collar employees between 1987 and 1993.


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