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International Distillers & Vintners (UK) Ltd and the International Management Centre from Buckingham, together devised an MBA programme that was custom‐made for the…
International Distillers & Vintners (UK) Ltd and the International Management Centre from Buckingham, together devised an MBA programme that was custom‐made for the company's needs. Thirteen executives successfully completed an 18‐month part‐time action learning programme that developed their managerial skills while also being closely focused on — and benefiting — the company itself.
It must be difficult for many to contemplate the numerous changes in progress and projected without wondering why it all has to happen now. Of course, there have always been with us those who would change everything, even those who would spoil; all seemingly unable to leave anything alone; unwillingly to let us be for what we are. Then there are those who dislike change of any kind in their familiar environment and strangely, children are the most conservative of us all, and others who do not object to change when it is necessary, but only when it is change merely for the sake of change. The changeover to the metric system, or to use one of the grating terms of the new technological language, metrication, must be accepted as a natural sequence to decimal currency and advances in industry. A revolution in weights and measures, it will indeed present very great problems throughout the country and at all levels, which will dwarf those presented by the switch to decimal coinage, for at worst, these may be just confusing to the general public and a price‐raiser in small‐value commodities, despite assurances to the contrary.