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Jobs for the girls: A study of the careers of professional women returners following participation in a European funded updating programme
This paper uses the findings of a recent study of professional women returning to work after a career break. It critically examines their return to work following attendance of a European funded updating course, and evaluates ...
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 ...
Managerialism and Professionalism in the Cinderella Service
As a result of the process of incorporation following the Further and Higher Education Act of 1992, Cityshire College, a large further education college left the jurisdiction of the local authority and gained greater ...
Buyer/Supplier Partnering in British Industry : The Automotive and Telecommunications Sectors
Practitioners and academics in the fields of marketing and purchasing management share an interest in the effective management of inter‐firm buyer‐seller relationships. Buyer/supplier partnering has been advocated as an ...
Ethical dimensions of re-engineering
• Re-engineeering is examined from a human and moral perspective. • The human facets of re-engineering are featured and shown to be be the major challenge for management in business transformation. •Relevant ethical issues ...
Emerging Strategies for a Chaotic Environment
The possibility that any member of a system can foresee its future depends upon the dynamical properties of the system. Today's predominant management view is that ‘human agents’ in an organisation can foresee the future ...
Management and the Science of Complexity
Restructuring Krakow : Desperately Seeking Capitalism