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Issue 4 • Date Aug. 2001

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  • Employer vs owner issues

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):140 - 142
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    There is an increasing trend towards offering employees a share of the company profits. In this paper, the author examines whether this practice motivates staff, or whether they remain largely apathetic. View full abstract»

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  • From ideas to wealth

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):147 - 153
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    The author describes how, in America when you make lots of money it's very good and you tell everybody about it. You buy a Ferrari and are very proud. People don't go around scratching off the paint with a key because they have a feeling they'll never have a Ferrari. Instead their attitude is: 'What do I need to do to become rich?'. View full abstract»

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  • Managing delays

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):154 - 164
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  • The UK railway regulatory framework

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):165 - 173
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    The regulatory framework of the railway system in the UK has recently changed. The Rail Regulator is the referee, and is responsible for the dominant and monopoly elements of the railway. A key element of the Regulator's agenda has been a programme of improving Railtrack's accountability to the public interest. The programme has three main elements of reform: a review of Railtrack's access charges... View full abstract»

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  • Managing product personalisation

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):174 - 180
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    Customers are no longer satisfied with standard product ranges, and increasingly demand design authority. In this paper, the author describes how there are a number of challenges facing companies that seek to offer bespoke goods with standard production times and costs. View full abstract»

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  • Cash is king [finance for SMEs]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):181 - 184
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    To the small businessman, the difference between success and failure is cash in hand. In this paper, the author describes how receiving payment on time is essential for survival. View full abstract»

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  • A website for Colditz

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):185 - 192
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    The main objective of the website for the Castle and Town of Colditz is to attract visitors to the town and so contribute to the local economy. There is a virtual tour of the town and its castle, instructions how to get there, where to stay and what else there is to see in the region. If there is a general lesson applicable to most websites, it is the need to have a very clear set of objectives fr... View full abstract»

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  • Porridge for the professionals

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s): 143
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  • Supersonic speculation

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):138 - 139
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