TITLE

Are dress codes out of fashion?

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
People Management;1/27/2011, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the need for written dress codes in the workplace. He cites the implications of the precise dress code launched by UBS. He details the reason why the UBS dress code has attracted much derision. He mentions the significance of the introduction and retention of dress-down Fridays.
ACCESSION #
58521909

 

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