Management Research News: Volume 14 Issue 1/2

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THE IMPACT OF STRESS COUNSELLING IN THE WORKPLACE: THE POST OFFICE STUDY

Cary L. Cooper, Golnaz Sadri

Much research has been conducted on the causes and consequences of stress (Ivancevich, 1986; Cooper & Payne, 1988; Sauter, Hurrell & Cooper, 1989). More recently, researchers have…

MANAGEMENT BUYOUTS: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECTS

R.S. Thompson

It is now curious to recall that ten years ago management buy‐outs were infrequent and largely ignored by those not directly involved, (Arnfield et.al., 1981). During the…

COMPETITIVENESS IN NEW TECHNOLOGY SECTORS

Dale Littler

The spectre of declining international competitiveness has haunted Britain since the latter half of the nineteenth century; but the need to improve the market performance of…

THE EMERGING ISSUES FROM MARKET SEGMENTATION RESEARCH IN THE PERSONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR

Lurene Joseph, David Yorke

The burning issue which faces the providers of personal financial services is related to the nature of their response to “Increased Competition and Squeezed Profits”. In the…

BARRIERS TO ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE: THE ROLE OF CULTURE

Bernard Burnes

Organisational culture has been a recurring theme in the literature on organisations over the last decade. Indeed, it sometimes seems almost impossible to find a book or journal…

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SHAPING TECHNOLOGY AND SHAPING THE MARKET

Kenneth Green

This article is from on‐going research into how firms develop new technologies for new markets, particularly markets for medical and bio‐ technologies. The research is exploring…

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT

Mick Marchington, John Goodman, Adrian Wilkinson, Peter Ackers

The subject of employee involvement (El) has become much more central to debates about industrial relations and personnel management over the course of the last decade. Employers…

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MARKETING MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: A NOTE

Robert C. Sweeting

The end of the 1980's has seen the effects of the active marketing of some “new products” which have resulted from management accounting research. This note examines issues raised…

D'ARTAGNAN AND MUSKETEERS OR ERROL FLYNN WITH SWORDBEARERS? THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEADS AND DEPUTIES IN SCHOOLS

Derek Torrington, Jane Weightman

The ideas and evidence presented here are part of a piece of research commissioned by ESRC at UMIST on Management and Organisation of Secondary Schools (MOSS). A research team of…

A STUDY OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN U.K. MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY: SOME RESEARCH FINDINGS

David M. Lascelles, Barrie G. Dale

The UMIST Quality Management Centre is involved in four main activities: (i) research into Total Quality Management, (ii) the operation of a TQM Multi‐Company Teaching Programme…

Erratum

This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/09564239010001127. When citing the…

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LINKING EXPERIENCES WITH OUTCOMES IN GRADUATE DEVELOPMENT

John Arnold, Kate Mackenzie Davey

As Perkins (1990) points out, it has already become commonplace to observe that there is a substantial and increasing shortage of skilled young people entering the labour market…

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