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New Skills for Workers

Leadership & Organization Development Journal

ISSN: 0143-7739

Article publication date: 1 March 1992

Abstract

Critiques the visions of management gurus in comparison to the measures which they offer to “deliver” them. Argues that organization development requires a qualitatively different look at workers and work going beyond behavioural prescription. Presents the concept of the new skills mix supported by arguments that integrate and develop more systematic analyses informed by frames of reference often regarded as mutually exclusive – this leads to a critical examination of proactivity and empowerment.

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Citation

Sinclair, J. and Collins, D. (1992), "New Skills for Workers", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Vol. 13 No. 3, pp. 2-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/01437739210013379

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MCB UP Ltd

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