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Competitive advantage through people : unleashing the power of the work force

Author: Jeffrey Pfeffer
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores why, despite long-standing evidence indicating that a committed work-force is essential for success, firms continue to attach little importance to their workers. It also advises  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pfeffer, Jeffrey.
Competitive advantage through people.
Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)741497245
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Pfeffer
ISBN: 0875844138 9780875844138 007103577X 9780071035774
OCLC Number: 28422342
Description: ix, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Performance through People. 1. Sources of Sustained Success. 2. What Effective Firms Do with People. 3. The Evidence for Slow Learning and Unrealized Potential --
pt. II. Barriers to Doing the Right Thing. 4. Wrong Heroes, Wrong Theories, Wrong Language. 5. Overcoming History. 6. Labor Laws, Lawyers, and Litigation: Friends or Foes of Work Place Change? 7. Employee Organizations: Their Effects and Role in Work Place Reform. 8. Resistance from Within --
pt. III. Prospects for Change. 9. The Promise of the Quality Movement. 10. Making the Change.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Pfeffer.

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