(a)Outline the main forms of flexibility as defined in Atkinson’s (1984) model of the flexible firm
(b) What are some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Atkinson model?
o What are the aims of flexibility
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“Flexible firm” as a Hotel’s Human Resource Planning Strategy
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The term flexible working means Flexible working' is a phrase that describes any working pattern adapted to suit workers needs. Flexibility is the The ability of an organisation to adapt the size, composition, responsiveness and cost of the people inputs required to achieve organisational objectives
The improving conditions of flexible work are blurring the world of work, but it is a useful form of flexible contract for employers. Critically examine this Contention?
Flexibility with in the work place really took off in the early 1980's. Research by John Atkinson discovered that organisations
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David G. Collings and Geoffrey Wood
Despite almost two decades of debate in the mainstream literature around the nature of human resource management (HRM), its intellectual boundaries and its application in practice, the field continu
INTRODUCTION: Why Flexibility? Need for Flexibility:
The concept of flexibility has permeated much of current human resources management thinking, providing justification for recent developments in more flexible and variable working patterns. Its need arises from the following:
The changing busine
Work in the information age is fundamentally different to work in the industrial age economy but social structures, working practices, the legislative environment and academic research all have to cope with old and new economy working being in existence side by side.
Critically evaluate whether flexible working arrangements are beneficial for employers and employees?
Flexible work options provides an alternative approache to getting work done through non traditional work hours, job structures ,and locations.
The availability of flexible work...
The Evolution of Country and Firm Specific Advantages and Disadvantages in the Process of Chinese Firm Internationalization
Svetla Marinova* University of Birmingham, UK John Child University of Birmingham, UK Marin Marinov University of Gloucestershire, UK
Journal of Management
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Innovation, Collaboration, and the International Firm
This dissertation was researched and written in London while its author worked for
the Queensland Government. Within walking distance of Queensland House, located
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PART I: FIRM
A business firm (also known as company, enterprise, or firm) is a legally recognized organization designed to provide goods, services, or both to consumers or tertiary business in exchange for money. Businesses are predominant in capitalist economies, in which most busin
THE EFFECTS OF OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND BOARD EFFECTIVENESS ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: NEW EVIDENCE FROM KENYA
Vincent O. Ongore, PhD
Kenya Revenue Authority
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The Definitive Guide to UK Consulting Firms
T. Restell & V. A. Kumar (eds)
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FORDISM, POST-FORDISM AND THE FLEXIBLE SYSTEM OF PRODUCTION
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Identify a market entry method for a local firm to increase market share, profit and international presence.
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FIRM BOUNDARIES: THE THEORY OF A FIRM
Michael G. Jacobides
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