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Compact case
Case
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Reference no. 674-017-1
Authors: P A Losty
Published by: Cranfield School of Management
Published in: 1974
Length: 5 pages
Data source: Generalised experience

Abstract

This is the second of a three-case series (674-016-1, 674-017-1, 674-018-1).The case follows Bromham Production Limited (A) (674-016-1). A Data Processing Manager is appointed and is faced with problems of ill disciplined systems design. Arguments for and against the use of standards in systems design and programming are posed. Should standards be adopted, and how should they be implemented? The case also indicates how the organisation dealt with the problems of the (A) case.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
GBP13 million turnover
Other setting(s):
1973-1974

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Abstract

This is the second of a three-case series (674-016-1, 674-017-1, 674-018-1).The case follows Bromham Production Limited (A) (674-016-1). A Data Processing Manager is appointed and is faced with problems of ill disciplined systems design. Arguments for and against the use of standards in systems design and programming are posed. Should standards be adopted, and how should they be implemented? The case also indicates how the organisation dealt with the problems of the (A) case.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
GBP13 million turnover
Other setting(s):
1973-1974

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