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Abstract

Gobbler Ltd is a medium sized engineering company in Northern Ireland, engaged in the assembly of electrical appliances and the manufacture of control panels. It is concerned about the effects of a fall in demand for its products as a result of the recession. As a matter of urgency an application is made to a government agency for financial assistance to sustain the enterprise until business picks up. The assistance is granted on condition that a restructuring takes place and professional managers are employed. A new production manager, John Smith, is appointed and seizes every opportunity to introduce modern management techniques as a means of maximising his contribution to the comeback.
Location:
Size:
Small
Other setting(s):
1965-1983

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Abstract

Gobbler Ltd is a medium sized engineering company in Northern Ireland, engaged in the assembly of electrical appliances and the manufacture of control panels. It is concerned about the effects of a fall in demand for its products as a result of the recession. As a matter of urgency an application is made to a government agency for financial assistance to sustain the enterprise until business picks up. The assistance is granted on condition that a restructuring takes place and professional managers are employed. A new production manager, John Smith, is appointed and seizes every opportunity to introduce modern management techniques as a means of maximising his contribution to the comeback.

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Location:
Size:
Small
Other setting(s):
1965-1983

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