TITLE

A little regulation to give the right signals

AUTHOR(S)
Stevens, John
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
People Management;9/12/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates two experiences illustrating how more regulation is not always a disadvantage. Comparison of cab drivers in England and in the United States; Certification of plumbers in Spain; List of other jobs in Great Britain which the author suggests the government regulate.
ACCESSION #
9710226883

 

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