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UK Computer Industry: American, British and Japanese Contrasts in Human Resource Management

Personnel Review

ISSN: 0048-3486

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

The management practices of three organisations in the computer industry, one North American, one Japanese and one British owned are described. Although operating in similar marketplaces, markedly different management styles and practices were apparent, with the British company showing much less evidence of “human resource management” activities than the other two.

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Oliver, N. and Lowe, J. (1991), "UK Computer Industry: American, British and Japanese Contrasts in Human Resource Management", Personnel Review, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 18-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000000787

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