Flexible response

White, Michael
March 1996
People Management;3/21/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p33
Argues on what can be done to ensure the effectiveness of part-time or temporary employees in an organization. Results of the employment in Britain survey carried out in 1993 by the Policy Studies Institute; Causes of employee's under-performance and how can they be tackled; Types of employee development policy.


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