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A Pernicious panacea: a critical evaluation of business re-engineering
This article investigates the practicalities of implementing business process re-engineering (BPR) through two case studies, DefCo and ServiCo in the public sector. It demonstrates the destructive and insidious nature of ...
Speaking of Complexity in Management Theory and Practice
This paper describes a complexity perspective on organizational life by drawing on three distinctive sources. First, we describe the way different natural scientists talk of their work in simulating complex dynamical ...
Changing values? : Early retirement and the new universities
This article examines the potential impact of the recent changes to the Teachers Superannuation Scheme (TSS) and the resulting wave of early retirements, on the nature of academic work and cultures in the ‘new’ universities. ...
Strategic change in public services: a productivity and performance perspective
Productivity and performance measurements in public services are reviewed. A public performance index (PPI) is developed. The relationship of productivity to outcomes is examined. The strategic importance of social ...
Cathedrals in the desert? : Transnationals, corporate strategy and locality in Wroclaw
This paper examines the relationship between the strategy and restructuring of transnational corporations, patterns of foreign direct investment and the transformation of the regions of East and Central Europe. Different ...