Lean and mean?

Purcell, John; Hutchinson, Sue
October 1996
People Management;10/10/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 20, p27
Describes an Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD) and offers advice to personnel professionals on how to add value and bring out the positive characteristics of such companies. Failure of the initiatives in improving the economic and organizational performance; Personnel implications of leaner organizations; Roles of Human Resource practitioners in making leaner systems work better. INSETS: A downsizing..;Adapting to a switch..;The human angle, by Angela Baron..


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