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New Skills for Workers

New Skills for Workers Critiques the visions of management gurus in comparison to themeasures which they offer to deliver them. Argues thatorganization development requires a qualitatively different look atworkers and work going beyond behavioural prescription. Presents theconcept of the new skills mix supported by arguments that integrate anddevelop more systematic analyses informed by frames of reference oftenregarded as mutually exclusive this leads to a criticalexamination of proactivity and empowerment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Leadership & Organization Development Journal Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0143-7739
DOI
10.1108/01437739210013379
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Abstract

Critiques the visions of management gurus in comparison to themeasures which they offer to deliver them. Argues thatorganization development requires a qualitatively different look atworkers and work going beyond behavioural prescription. Presents theconcept of the new skills mix supported by arguments that integrate anddevelop more systematic analyses informed by frames of reference oftenregarded as mutually exclusive this leads to a criticalexamination of proactivity and empowerment.

Journal

Leadership & Organization Development JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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