Productivity & Performance

by Vinaya HS on March 13, 2006

in The SP Jain Blog

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There is a common assumption that if companies perform well, they must have good managers at all levels of the organization. It is, after all, hard to imagine a company surpassing its rivals if its managers are second rate. New research now confirms the notion that management matters to all companies, including the top performers. While this finding is hardly a surprise, what is startling is just how much the decisions of managers matter. Managers are more important than the industry sector in which a company competes, the regulatory environment that constrains it, or the country where it operates. In other words, managers are more important to how a company is managed than business lines, government policy, or geography.

Continue reading “The link between management and productivity” – a report from the McKinsey Quarterly.




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