Individuals & Enterprise: Management Services Entrepreneurs in the New Millennium
Coulson-Thomas, Colin, Management Services
For a generation, management services practitioners have been involved in a succession of corporate initiatives from quality, through process improvement and re-engineering, to knowledge management. Many of these have involved the development or adoption, and the subsequent application of, standard methodologies and common tools and techniques. Their focus has largely been upon raising productivity and lowering the cost of existing activities. In many contexts, squeezing the cost base and the reduction of staffing levels continues to the present day. However, new concerns, pre-occupations and requirements are beginning to emerge. Corporate leaders, and a growing number of investors, are …
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Publication information: Article title: Individuals & Enterprise: Management Services Entrepreneurs in the New Millennium. Contributors: Coulson-Thomas, Colin - Author. Magazine title: Management Services. Volume: 43. Issue: 10 Publication date: October 1999. Page number: 28+. © Institute of Management Services Autumn 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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