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Benchmarking in information systems

Panayiota Pastra

Benchmarking in information systems

myth or excellence?

by Panayiota Pastra

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementPanayiota Pastra ; supervised by C. Westrup.
ContributionsWestrup, C., School of Management.
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Open LibraryOL17200126M

Benchmarking for Best Practice uses up-to-the-minute case-studies of individual companies and industry-wide quality schemes to show how and why implementation has succeeded. For any practitioner wanting to establish best practice in a wide variety of business areas, this book makes essential reading.


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