TITLE

Managers most at risk in labour market changes

AUTHOR(S)
Merrick, Neil
PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
People Management;2/23/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Predicts that changing work patterns pose a greater risk for managers than to other employees, according to William Bridges, author of the book `Jobshift,' and who has forecast the death of the job. Bridges' explanation of how there would be less demand for managers as firms employ fewer core staff; Companies whose managers are at the most risk for losing their jobs; Emphasis on the importance of personnel development and staff training programs.
ACCESSION #
9710226704

 

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