Health Manpower Management: Volume 21 Issue 2


Table of contents

Managing nurse absence

James Buchan, Ian Seccombe

Examines in detail the issue of absence among nurses in theNational Health Service (NHS) in the UK. Three main objectives are to:investigate levels and reasons for absence…


Learning theory and the design of training in a health authority

Graeme Currie

Gives an explanation of the salient factors which affected thedesign of a training intervention aimed at clinicians in West BirminghamHealth Authority. Discusses the…


The effects of advanced information technology on organizational design

Karl McCleary, Patrick Asubonteng, George Munchus

Illustrates several issues associated with the effects of advancedinformation technology on the organizational design function. Exploresthe relationship between technology…


Strategic aspects of the purchasing process in the Finnish hearing instruments business

Ari Petäjävaara

Discusses the Finnish hearing instrument market which, in the pastdecade, has been characterized by both closed and shared markets.Indicates there has been some formal…




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1992 – 1998

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Emerald Publishing Limited