A better way of doing business? : lessons from the John by Salaman, Graeme; Storey, John

By Salaman, Graeme; Storey, John

This paintings deals a completely researched and obtainable account of the loo Lewis Partnership. It describes what the JLP is, the way it works, and what different companies can study from it

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Our analysis of the JLP is organized around four core themes which run throughout the book and which can be expressed as key research questions: 1) What are the crucial elements of the JLP model, how is leadership exercised and how, within such a model, are managers held to account? This question domain also addresses issues of governance. 2) What are the implications of the model for business performance? 3) How do managers view the nature and importance of partner engagement and democracy? 4) What are the lessons to be drawn from this case example of stakeholderoriented organization for policy makers and practitioners and can the positive attributes of the model be replicated elsewhere?

For example, are democracy and accountability still 19 OUP CORRECTED PROOF – FINAL, 27/6/2016, SPi A Better Way of Doing Business? strong? Is the critical side still vigorous? Do these institutions still work as they did or as they were intended to do? Further, if there is a link between the model and performance how does this linkage work? And if it works now, has it always done so, and if not, what intervening factors are required to ensure the model generates and supports successful businesses?

7). The Constitution establishes a system of ‘rights and responsibilities’, which places on all partners the obligation to work for the improvement of the business in the knowledge that they share the rewards of success. The Constitution defines various mechanisms designed to provide for the management of the Partnership, with checks and balances to ensure accountability, transparency, and honesty.

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