The Industrial Adjustment Service: A Canadian Model for Change Management

  • J. Butcher


Nineteen sixty-three was one of those “Very Important Years” in North America. Canadians elected a minority Liberal government under Lester B. Pearson. Twenty years later, with only a brief interruption, Liberals still ruled Ottawa. The first bombs of the FLQ exploded in Montreal. René Lévesque called for a “new Canada” in five years, or Quebec would separate. The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism was appointed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Butcher
    • 1
  1. 1.Associates in PlanningOttawaCanada

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