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Skills and competitive strategy in the UK fitness industry

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It is widely accepted that to produce high value products and services requires a well-trained and skilled workforce. This paper seeks to make a contribution to unpicking the relationship between business strategy and skills in the service sector by presenting research findings from the UK fitness industry. This sector has been fast growing and includes companies who compete on the basis of high quality, alongside those competing largely on cost. If the route to a high skills economy is to sh...

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University of Warwick
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SKOPE
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Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Series:
SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2003-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
43, Autumn 2003
Language:
English
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2010-06-24

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