Simon Brierley

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The increasing importance of Unicode for text files, for example with Java and in some modern operating systems, implies a possible doubling of data storage space and data transmission time, with a corresponding need for data compression. However it is not clear that data compressors designed for 8-bit byte data are well matched to 16-bit Unicode data. This(More)
Examines managing performance as an integrated, dynamic process, involving strategic decisions, people value, management of change and communication. Concludes that it is better to be a learning company than an excellent company, as this leads to commitment to employee development, which in turn leads to managing human resources effectively, therefore(More)
Suggests that managing performance should not just be a once-a-year appraisal of people, but should be a dynamic process integrating the various aspects of organizational and human resource management, including staff appraisal and development, as well as quality, standards, targets and outcomes, etc. Points out that the best route to organizational success(More)
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