TITLE

Lean speakers preach `small is beautiful'

AUTHOR(S)
Thatcher, Mike
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
People Management;11/7/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how large organisations are increasingly taking a `small is beautiful' approach to the central personnel function. Statement given by Bill Cockburn, chief executive of WH Smith, on the company's central personnel function; Description on how WH Smith had sold its human resource (HR) and training base at Milton Hill; Impact of leanness on employees, according to Professor John Purcell, professor of human resource management at the University of Bath.
ACCESSION #
9710286018

 

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