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Issue 2 • April 2002

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  • Intrigued by a wobble

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):53 - 54
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  • Management and leadership

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):62 - 63
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    In the past the UK was looked up to and provided management and leadership skills round the world. Over the past few years it is clear something has gone wrong dramatically-so what is it and how can it be rectified? The author discusses the issues by looking at examples from both the private sector and nationalised institutions. View full abstract»

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  • The information revolution

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):64 - 66
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    Are businesses only scratching the surface of the power of the Net? Are we ignoring a revolution which will profoundly alter the structure of the company and of many business practices? The greatest benefits from the new technologies, will come only to companies that change their structure to accommodate them. Fundamental organisational changes will lead to a new type of company, whose value lies ... View full abstract»

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  • A bridge too far?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):67 - 75
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    'Engineers regard people in the City as short sighted and overpaid'. 'The City regards engineers as the backroom staff who keep the lights on and the engines running'. The bridge between these two communities is essential for sustaining the wealth of the UK, but is it effective, does it carry two-way traffic and is it in a good state of repair? This article aims to present both sides of the argume... View full abstract»

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  • Making maintenance contracts perform

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):76 - 82
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    Since the early 1990s, the drivers for outsourcing maintenance have grown and there has been a pronounced shift to maintenance being a noncore activity. Yet there is dissatisfaction across many market sectors with the way outsourced maintenance has turned out. Even so, the trend seems irreversible; successful contracting organisations of the future will have to be prepared to take on risk to ensur... View full abstract»

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  • Software project casualty

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):83 - 90
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    Rescuing a software project from disaster is like dealing with a medical emergency. The problem must be diagnosed rapidly and accurately. There then follows a longer period of treatment and, hopefully, recovery of the patient. This article gives guidance on key topic areas in diagnosing a software project problem including organisational structure and personnel issues, project planning, requiremen... View full abstract»

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  • Risk analysis-a subjective process

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):91 - 96
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    In everyday life we make intuitive decisions without consciously attributing either quantitative or qualitative values to the risks involved. But in public policy and the deployment of modem technology, decisions need to be more 'objectively' informed, and for this risk analysis is used. The purpose of this article is to show the subjectivity in the process of risk analysis. This is not intended a... View full abstract»

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  • Nuclear energy: a sustainable future?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):97 - 104
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    Regulation of facilities, materials and waste under nuclear law is unique and it might be said that this has caused the development of nuclear technology to be favoured unfairly, but to enable and support future contributions of nuclear energy to a safe and sustainable environment the law relating to nuclear energy has to become integrated into the general area of environmental law. This paper dis... View full abstract»

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  • Troubled IT projects: prevention and turnaround [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 54
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  • A regular series on developments in the law and how they affect managers snap-shot of adjudication

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):59 - 61
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