Organisational change encompasses production processes (quality management, lean production, business re-engineering), management approaches (teamwork, training, flexible work and compensation) and external relations (outsourcing, customer relations, networking). Performance improvements from organisational investments are greatest when production, management and consumer approaches are combined, and when these bundled practices are
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This paper, by Mehmet Ögütçü, builds on the publication entitled "China's Quest for Energy Security Worldwide" which was published by the International Energy Agency in 2000.
This publication presents detailed data on the role played by multinationals in the OECD economies. Volume I, which is updated annually on SourceOECD, provides data for the manufacturing sector. Volume II, published here for the first time, presents data for services. Both volumes of the present edition also include for the first time data on the activity of affiliates of national firms abroad.
The UN International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) took place in Monterrey, Mexico, from 18-22 March 2002. Many FfD issues are addressed in OECD through multidisciplinary policy analysis and dialogue...
After more than two decades of progress in market reforms and trade and investment liberalisation, the entry of China into the World Trade Organisation marks a new era for its integration into the world economy. Drawing on the experiences of OECD...
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This paper reproduces the first part of the OECD publication "New Horizons for Foreign Direct Investment" (OECD, March 2002) which highlights the major conclusions that emerged from the inaugural conference of the Global Forum on International Investment.
This publication highlights the major conclusions that emerged from the inaugural conference of the Global Forum on International Investment held in Mexico in November 2001.
by Duanjie Chen, Frank C. Lee and Jack MintzThis paper discusses the implications of tax policy for the growth of entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Some existing features of OECD tax systems are biased against entrepreneurs and small firms....
Using two waves of the Community Innovation Survey (CIS) for the Netherlands, this paper integrates recent lines of research to estimate the contribution of innovation to manufacturing multifactor productivity (MFP) growth.
This paper describes the methodology elaborated and used by Statistics Denmark to produce statistics on new enterprises, and also lists the indicators developed for measuring new enterprises.