Publications & Documents


  • 15-June-2005

    English

    Case Studies of Successful Companies in the Services Sector and Lessons for Public Policy (STI Working Paper 2005/7)

    This review of 14 case studies of large international services firms shows factors common to their success and highlights the importance of internal factors, such as organisation of work, entrepreneurial management, worker motivation and company culture, which can differ considerably between firms.

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  • 14-June-2005

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    Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility: The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Developing Countries - Building Trust

    In conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points, the 2005 Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility focusing on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Developing Countries was held on 14 June 2005 in Paris, France.

  • 6-June-2005

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    Mobilising Private Investment for Development: Policy Lessons on the Role of ODA

    This report focuses on the role of official development assistance (ODA) to support the efforts of developing countries to improve their investment climate, including through policy capacity building. The experiences with intervention in areas such as regulatory reform, upgrading of infrastructure and strengthening the trade/investment linkage are reviewed. More targeted approaches to enhancing investment are also analysed, including

  • 1-juin-2005

    Français

    Manuel de l'OCDE sur les indicateurs de la mondialisation économique

    Si l'importance de la mondialisation dans la vie économique d'un pays est reconnue par tous, il existe peu d'informations quantitatives pour illustrer les débats qu'elle suscite. Ce livre propose des définitions et lignes directrices pour le recueil des données et la mise au point d'indicateurs.

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  • 31-May-2005

    English

    Dynamics of Biotechnology Research and Industry in India: Statistics, Perspectives and Key Policy Issues (STI Working Paper 2005/6)

    This paper provides an inventory of biotechnology data collection in India, including an assessment of how the need for biotechnology-related statistics is being addressed. It also presents an overview of the status of biotechnology in India, with a focus on the agricultural and health sectors.

  • 30-May-2005

    English

    Measuring the Interaction Between Manufacturing and Services (STI Working Paper 2005/5)

    This paper examines the interaction between services and manufacturing using several types of data and shows that the distinction between manufacturing and services is blurring. It also shows that a growing share of workers in the manufacturing sector is engaged in services-related occupations.

  • 25-May-2005

    English

    NEPAD/OECD Investment Policy Roundtable on Investment for African Development: Making it Happen

    Organised in the context of the NEPAD/OECD Africa Investment Initiative, this Roundtable in Entebbe, Uganda, on 25-27 May 2005 focused on the regulatory environment for foreign direct investment in African countries and private participation in infrastructure and the utilities sectors.

  • 19-mai-2005

    Français, , 47kb

    Promovoir la responsabilité des entreprises: les Principes directeurs de l’OCDE à l’intention des entreprises multinationales

    Cet article, par le Secrétaire général de l’OCDE Donald Johnston, décrit comment les Principes directeurs, qui sont des recommandations que les gouvernements adressent aux entreprises multinationales, sont devenus un instrument puissant de promotion de normes de comportement adaptées de la part de ces entreprises, compte tenu de la mondialisation de l’économie. L'article a été préparé pour un livre sur la responsabilité sociale des

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  • 28-avril-2005

    Français, , 37kb

    L'initiative de l'OCDE pour un investissement au service de développement : Rapport d'avancement

    Le rapport d’étape ci-joint, approuvé par le Comité de l'investissement en avril 2005, décrit les travaux consacrés au Cadre de politiques pour l’investissement. Le Cadre est non contraignant. Il établi une liste de questions destinée à un environnement favorable à l’investissement intérieur et étranger. Le rapport note également les avancées réalisées dans le cade de l’Initiative du processus de renforcement des capacités par les

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  • 26-April-2005

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    The UN Global Compact and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Complementarities and Distinctive Contributions

    This document, by the UN Global Compact and the OECD, seeks to clarify the complementarities and distinctive contributions of these two initiatives.

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