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TWO WEIGHTY REPORTS have just dropped into management's intray. Both surveyed exactly the same subject, business graduates, and both came to opposite conclusions. Industrialists in a survey on behalf of The Council of Industry for Management Education CIME, were said to be in the main perplexed,...
The average businessman taking part in an international conference spends about 20 a dayfour or even five times as much as the tourist on holiday in Britain. Estimates put the UK market at 40 million a year and the business is growing by about 18 a year, much faster than the growth rate for...
Ken Gooding talks to a doctor with whiter than white shirts, stripes in his toothpaste, soap used by the stars, marge that spreads straight from the fridge, peas fresh from the country, 2,900 million in sales and
If you were to describe Campbell Adamson as argumentative and eager to make an impression, he would be the first to agree. A good argument over coffee and brandy is Adamson's idea of afterdinner relaxation. And for a man who is the mouthpiece for Britain's industrial bosses, there's rarely a...
The year to endSeptember, 1970, was a good one for British Oxygen Company in terms of both sales and profit improvement, but probably more important, in terms of the improvement in the return on net capital employed. The latter must still, however, continue to receive considerable attention even...
In his travels, here and abroad, Prince Philip gathers opinions from many sources. From these he is able to judge how Britain and its industry is faring, and what sort of image we are projecting.
WORK IN SOME PARTS of industry is now so boring that youngsters taking their first jobs are placed under great mental stress. The most obvious symptom of the Great British Yawn is a turnover rate amongst teenagers that is much higher than the alreadybad record of people as a whole in boring and...
Everybody knows that a picture of four men pulling on a rope means Taylor Woodrow. There surely never was a more effectual symbol, serving as it does the double function of promoting success by teamwork among the group's own people, and of presenting the same image to the public. Not everyone...
Industry's fire bill soars again as insurance companies are accused of blinkered attitudes and management of apathy. Simon Peterson reports.
CONTRARY TO WHAT many people imagine, I don't foresee the Industrial Relations Bill causing any great upheavals in fact, I see it falling into disuse. You cannot effectively introduce legislation which does not have majority support. Perhaps at a later date, when industrial relations have...
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