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Management musings 18: organisations as families, happy or otherwise

Maurice B. Line (Professor based at Harrogate, UK)

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

Article publication date: 1 August 2004

Abstract

Ponders whether more bosses should treat their staff as they would their family members. Many bosses treat their workforce in much the same way as buildings or equipment – to be maintained in working order, but not worth much attention otherwise. Considers that bosses should be more human at work, this being the key essential of good management.

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Line, M.B. (2004), "Management musings 18: organisations as families, happy or otherwise", Library Management, Vol. 25 No. 6/7, pp. 316-317. https://doi.org/10.1108/01435120410547986

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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