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Redeployment and diversification at Harwell


  • Gummett, Philip
  • Gibbons, Michael


Between 1967 and 1974 the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, underwent a major transformation. Faced with a declining workload under the atomic energy programme, the laboratory has succeeded, not without difficulties, in defining and implementing a new mission to assist British industry to become more competitive. Within a declining staff total, the proportion of staff employed on this new mission, under contract to government departments and industrial firms, has risen to about 50%.

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  • Gummett, Philip & Gibbons, Michael, 1978. "Redeployment and diversification at Harwell," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 65-69.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:6:y:1978:i:1:p:65-69

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