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What makes firms perform well?

Stephen Nickell

What makes firms perform well?

by Stephen Nickell

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Published by Centre for Economic Performance in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementS. Nickell, D. Nicolitsas and N. Dryden.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no.308, Discussion Paper (London School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance) -- no.308.
ContributionsNicolitsas, Daphne., Dryden, N., London School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17148268M

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In this paper, we investigate the role of three external factors in generating improved productivity performance in companies. These are product market competition, financial market pressure and shareholder control. We have found, using data from around UK manufacturing companies, that all three of these are associated with some degree of increased.

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