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The Paradox of Performance-Related Pay Systems: Why Do we Keep Adopting Them in the Face of Evidence that they Fail to Motivate?

David Marsden

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter analyses the case of pay for performance in the British Civil Service since the 1980s, which progressively moved from a 19th-century classified pay system (in which pay rises came either ... More


The Vision and the Mirage

Klemens von Klemperer

in German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

While the operations of intelligence departments involve a great deal of both adventure and wit, and although these may be attributed to certain functions, such activity is likely to find itself ... More


Radio, race, and the Television Service

Darrell M. Newton

in Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how BBC radio and its practices created possibilities for the recognition of African-Caribbean voices, as they discussed life in England years before the arrival of Windrush, ... More


The Soldiers, the Airmen, and the Germans: Military Strategies to Improve Relations with the German Population

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes the BAOR's own attempts to adapt to the changing nature of Anglo-German relations between 1948 and 1957. This involves constraints caused by the organizational structure of the ... More


Morale, Discipline, and Discontent in the Indian Armed Forces

Kaushik Roy

in India and World War II: War, Armed Forces, and Society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463534
eISBN:
9780199087181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463534.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The very absence of large-scale mutinies in the Indian armed forces between 1939 and 1945 indicates that Indian soldiery was quite content with British military service. Moreover, there were no overt ... More


The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Jennifer Mori

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is not a traditional international relations text that deals with war, trade or power politics. Instead, this book offers an analysis of the social, cultural and intellectual aspects of ... More


Family, sex and marriage

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Marriage is a tool of career development in the modern British diplomatic service. It indicates emotional maturity on the part of the diplomat, and denotes his/her readiness for positions of higher ... More


The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Peter Speiser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1945 and 1957, West Germany made a dizzying pivot from Nazi bastion to Britain's Cold War ally against the Soviet Union. Successive London governments, though often faced with bitter public ... More


Employment Services: Three Marketization Stories

Ian Greer, Karen Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

in The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Denmark, Germany, and Britain have marketized their employment services in different ways. This chapter introduces the tasks involved in moving jobless people into, or closer to, paid work ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Kolins Givan

in The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses US physician Don Berwick's speech during the eightieth anniversary of the British National Health Service. He said that there comes a time “for stability, on the basis of ... More


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