The Dilemma of Contract Industrial Staff

Tony Hoskins (Marketing Manager, Manpower Limited)

Industrial Management & Data Systems

ISSN: 0263-5577

Publication date: 1 July 1984

Abstract

There has been a major growth during 1983–4 in firms' use of temporary or contract industrial workers. They are often the first resort for handling not only projects like stripdown maintenance but also peak production work and ad hoc orders arising in the wake of recession. They provide flexible help until order books strengthen sufficiently to warrant increases in full time staff. However, firms should know exactly what is being provided and on what terms.

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Hoskins, T. (1984), "The Dilemma of Contract Industrial Staff", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 84 No. 7/8, pp. 3-4. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb057366

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1984, MCB UP Limited

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