Employers urged to bridge credibility gap

MacLachlan, Rob
November 1996
People Management;11/7/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p7
Presents a survey result on traditional psychological contract built around job security and a career. Explanations of Mike Emmott, IPD policy adviser on employee relations, on the findings; Dangers of communications and credibility gap underlined by Armstrong in his keynote address; Warning of Armstrong against the pressure mounting on organizations.


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