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Management Today: Elton John, Lord Weinstock and the 3-day week: A journey back to 1973


Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, is cited in a recent Management Today article looking back at Britain in 1973 when the country joined the European Union. The article says many economic experts including Michael Kitson and Jonathan Michie argue “that the so-called golden age of British manufacturing – roughly spanning 1950 to 1973 – was tarnished by chronic underinvestment. British workers had neither the quantity nor quality of equipment used by their counterparts in France and Germany.”

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