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OIS turns mistakes into learning opportunities Program helps to integrate new technical staff – but also achieves much more

OIS turns mistakes into learning opportunities Program helps to integrate new technical staff –... A major restructuring program helped a developer and manufacturer of advanced scientific instrumentation to reduce its huge backlog of work, improve on‐time delivery and regain its place as a world leader in its field. Central to the restructuring at the UK’s 420‐employee Oxford Instruments Superconductivity (OIS), which specializes in designing and manufacturing superconducting magnets and cryogenic systems, was the recruitment of 85 new technical staff. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Management International Digest Emerald Publishing

OIS turns mistakes into learning opportunities Program helps to integrate new technical staff – but also achieves much more

Human Resource Management International Digest , Volume 12 (6): 4 – Oct 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0967-0734
DOI
10.1108/09670730410555729
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Abstract

A major restructuring program helped a developer and manufacturer of advanced scientific instrumentation to reduce its huge backlog of work, improve on‐time delivery and regain its place as a world leader in its field. Central to the restructuring at the UK’s 420‐employee Oxford Instruments Superconductivity (OIS), which specializes in designing and manufacturing superconducting magnets and cryogenic systems, was the recruitment of 85 new technical staff.

Journal

Human Resource Management International DigestEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 2004

Keywords: Technicians; Science; Research and development; Instruments; Training; Corporate culture; Awards; Oxford Instruments Superconductivity

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