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Driving innovations in manufacturing: Open Access research from DMEM

Strathprints makes available Open Access scholarly outputs by Strathclyde's Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management (DMEM).

Centred on the vision of 'Delivering Total Engineering', DMEM is a centre for excellence in the processes, systems and technologies needed to support and enable engineering from concept to remanufacture. From user-centred design to sustainable design, from manufacturing operations to remanufacturing, from advanced materials research to systems engineering.

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Achieving best practice - shaping professionals for success

Westwood, F. (2000) Achieving best practice - shaping professionals for success. McGraw Hill. ISBN 9780077097493

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Abstract

Professionals are under pressure. The market is more competitive, client loyalty is a thing of the past and professional expertise is increasingly being scrutinised. Based on extensive work with a broad range of professional organisations, this book shows how to succeed in the face of such challenges. It addressed leadership, effective management, resource analysis, client focus and strategies for growth and change. It bridges the gap between management theory and practice and focuses specifically on the needs of professionals. It presents a five stage Model of Success which gives readers the tools to manage themselves and their organisation.