Archives for October 23rd, 2000

BUSINESS-AGENCY LINK TO TACKLE N-S DIVIDE

Headlines, PublicNet: 23 October, 2000

A Chinese agency set up to promote trade and investment with Britain is to join forces with the regional development agency (RDA) for the North East to attempt to break down the North South divide.The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), and One NorthEast have established a dedicated office for regional businesses seeking to enter the China market.

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MORE POWER TO DRIVE SPECIALIST SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS

Headlines, PublicNet: 23 October, 2000

The NHS is to give more power to the regional bodies trying to ensure fairer delivery of specialist services not available in every town and city.Regional Specialised Commissioning Groups (RSCGs) were set up in April 1999 to plan such services across health authority boundaries, ending ad hoc decisions and different standards of care in different parts of the country.

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APPROACHES TO CAREERS IN MANAGEMENT

Abstracts, PublicNet: 23 October, 2000

Mavin SCareer Development International, (UK), 2000 Vol 5 No 1

Start page: 13. No of pages: 8

Questions the generalizability of the traditional career development model, suggesting that it may not be applicable to women’s careers. Sets out the potential differences between men’s and women’s careers and their attitudes towards them, focusing on the ways in which family commitments and employers’ assumptions about the effect of these on career commitment, may affect women’s careers. Points out that women are making steady advances in the workplace. looking at the reasons for this and the reasons for their inability to reach the top organizational positions. Discusses if the breakdown of traditional career structures will make any difference to women’s career patterns, pointing to evidence that new opportunities are opening up as organizations change and re-organize. Calls for more research into women’s career patterns, arguing that this will present the opportunity to re-evaluate career development theory in general, opening up the possibility of developing integrated career structures for both men and women.

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