Employee Commitment: The Elusive Edge

  • P. L. Bugbee
  • D. J. Davis

Abstract

The landscape of American business changed dramatically during the 1980s. As companies and organizations look to the rest of the 1990s, most are trying to adjust to a host of different forces. For some, this translates into finding ways to simply survive. For others it means focusing on the impact of globalization. For still others it may mean merely improving already strong business results to stay competitive.

Keywords

Social Contract Work Force American Business Career Skill Skill Enhancement 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. L. Bugbee
    • 1
  • D. J. Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.TPF&CDenverUSA

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