HR urged to confront technological change

Welch, Jilly
October 1996
People Management;10/10/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 20, p13
Focuses on the project launched by Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) which calls employers and workers to give their views of how communications and global competitiveness influence their type of work. Implications of technology in motivation, measurement, reward and communication; Skills that personnel management need to evaluate in their employees.


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