International Journal of Manpower


An interdisciplinary journal on human resources, management & labour economics



Table Of Contents: Volume 8 Issue 1

Labour Time Reduction as an Instrument for Full Employment: a Revival from the Discussion of the 1930s

J.T.J.M. van der Linden

Several surveys show that since 1980 the Dutch economy has experienced its most severe postwar recession. Demand and output growth started to fall in 1980 and continued to…

The Obsolescence of Administration and the Administration of Obsolescence

Zmira Laufer

One of the known sources of anxiety in the professional workplace today is professional obsolescence, which has been defined as the “loss of once‐held knowledge and the…

Training of African Managers — Some Lessons from Evaluation

Robert Youker

A large amount of resources are spent each year on management training for Sub‐Saharan Africa. For example, in fiscal years 1984 and 1985, the World Bank alone committed…

Management Development in Small and Medium‐sized Enterprises in Newfoundland and Labrador

Michael Skipton

Memorial University of Newfoundland, based in St. John's, is the single university in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Faculty of Business Administration is…



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