This paper examines the impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on technical production efficiency in a wide range of Italian industries.
Below are background papers prepared for the International Symposium on Measuring and Reporting Intellectual Capital in Amsterdam 9-11 June 1999
This paper discusses the implications of tax policy for the growth of entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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Business and Industry Policy Forum on Global Industrial Restructuring: Recent Trends and Policy Issues, Paris, 19 February 2002
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The purpose of the Forum was to draw major stakeholders from government, industry and trade unions together to examine: i) the effects of the global economic slowdown and the events of 11 September on the global restructuring strategies being pur...
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
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.
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.
The central aim of this paper is to report findings from an Australian study of the influence of firm dynamics on labour productivity growth during Australia’s productivity surge in the 1990s.