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Work, Change and Competition : Managing for Bass - David Preece

Work, Change and Competition

Managing for Bass

Paperback Published: 27th May 1999
ISBN: 9780415185264
Number Of Pages: 248

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This book presents an in-depth study of organizational change and innovation in one of the UK's leading retail leisure companies. Based on a remarkably deep level of access, the authors provide a fascinating longitudinal study of the management process in action - both the formal, 'on stage' aspects of strategic change and the informal, political behaviour of those involved.
Subjects covered include:
* the changing contexts of the public house business
* from management to managing
* change processes and politics
* control and empowerment
* gender and public house management.
Work, Change and Competition will be essential reading for students of organizational change, as well as all readers interested in the changing nature of management/managing and organizations.

Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Glossaryp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
The Changing Nature of Public House Retailingp. 9
Bass PLCp. 27
Management and Managingp. 50
Change and Changingp. 67
The Emergence of a Change Strategy in Bass Tavernsp. 89
Changing the Organizationp. 117
Managers and Changep. 139
Performance Assessment of the Change Programmep. 188
Conclusionp. 196
Bibliographyp. 217
Indexp. 225
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ISBN: 9780415185264
ISBN-10: 0415185262
Series: Management of Technology and Innovation
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 27th May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 16.56  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1