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  • “Flexible Firm” as a Hotel’s Human Resource Planning Strategy
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  • Contemporary Organisations Rely Heavily on Employing Flexible Workers. Argue the Case for and Against Using a ‘Peripheral’ Work Force.
    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
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  • 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?
    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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  • Flexible Organization
    A proper flexible organization provides its work force arrangements where employees are given greater freedom to balance their work and personal commitments such as family, higher education, community activities, religious commitments, professional development, and general interests. Above is At
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  • Beer Et Al’s (1984) Harvard Model of Hrm Notes.
    1 Human resource management: A critical approach David G. Collings and Geoffrey Wood Introduction 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
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  • Human Resource Management: Flexible Labour
    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
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  • Flexible Working
    Abstract. 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. REFERENCES And
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  • Critically evaluate whether flexible working arrangements are beneficial for employers and employees?
     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...
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  • The Evolution of Country and Firm Specific Advantages and Disadvantages in the Process of Chiness Firm Internationalization
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  • Rbv of the Firm
    Journal of Management http://jom.sagepub.com/ The Resource-Based View: A Review and Assessment of Its Critiques Jeroen Kraaijenbrink, J.-C. Spender and Aard J. Groen Journal of Management 2010 36: 349 DOI: 10.1177/0149206309350775 The online version of this article can be found at: http://jom.sage
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  • The Effect of Formal Strategic Planning on Firm Performance and Job Satisfaction
    Introduction Telekom Malaysia International (Bangladesh) Ltd. (TMIB), established in 1996, is a joint venture company between Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and A. K. Khan & Co. Ltd. It operates under the brand name ‘AKTEL’, which is one of the largest telecommunication service providers
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  • Innovation, Collaboration, and the International Firm
    Innovation, Collaboration, and the International Firm 9 Preface This dissertation was researched and written in London while its author worked for the Queensland Government. Within walking distance of Queensland House, located on the Strand, is the London School of Economics and London’s West
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  • Business Firm
    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.[1] Businesses are predominant in capitalist economies, in which most busin
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  • The Relationship Between Ownership Structure and Firm Performance: an Empirical Analysis of Listed Companies in Kenya
    THE EFFECTS OF OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND BOARD EFFECTIVENESS ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: NEW EVIDENCE FROM KENYA Vincent O. Ongore, PhD Assistant Commissioner Kenya Revenue Authority P.O. Box 48240-00100, GPO Phone: + 254 (20) 310900 Mobile: +254 723854796 Nairobi. Email: Vincent.ongore@kra.go.ke
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  • Definitive Guide to Uk Consulting Firm
    The Definitive Guide to UK Consulting Firms T. Restell & V. A. Kumar (eds) The DefiniTive GuiDe To uk consulTinG firms Sponsored by The DefiniTive GuiDe To uk consulTinG firms T. Restell & V.A. Kumar (eds) a co-publication by Kingsham Press Ltd and Top-Consultant.com Top-Con
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  • Fordism, Post-Fordism and the Flexible System of Production
    FORDISM, POST-FORDISM AND THE FLEXIBLE SYSTEM OF PRODUCTION Abstract. Fordism refers to the system of mass production and consumption characteristic of highly developed economies during the 1940s-1960s. Under Fordism, mass consumption combined with mass production to produce sustained economic gr
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  • Coase, the Nature of the Firm, and the Principles of Marginal Analysis
    Do Firms and Markets Look Different? Repeat Collaboration in the Feature Film Industry, 1935-1995* Ezra W. Zuckerman MIT Sloan School of Management ewzucker@mit.edu Draft: July 29, 2004 Please do not circulate without permission. Comments welcome I greatly appreciate feedback and advice fro
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  • Identify a Market Entry Method for a Local Firm to Increase Market Share, Profit and International Presence
    Identify a market entry method for a local firm to increase market share, profit and international presence. Conmix group of Companies Conmix Group of Companies started operations in 1953 by building many Government Sector Construction Projects including projects at the Peradeniya University.
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  • Entrepreneurship and Firm Boundaries: the Theory of a Firm
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