No . 10-014 DOES MANAGEMENT MATTER ? EVIDENCE FROM INDIA

@inproceedings{Blooma2010No1,
  title={No . 10-014 DOES MANAGEMENT MATTER ? EVIDENCE FROM INDIA},
  author={Nicholas Blooma and Benn Eifertb and Aprajit Mahajanc and David McKenzied},
  year={2010}
}
  • Nicholas Blooma, Benn Eifertb, +1 author David McKenzied
  • Published 2010
A long-standing question in social science is to what extent differences in management cause differences in firm performance. To investigate this we ran a management field experiment on large Indian textile firms. We provided free consulting on modern management practices to a randomly chosen set of treatment plants and compared their performance to the control plants. We find that adopting these management practices had three main effects. First, it raised average productivity by 11% through… CONTINUE READING

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