Productivity Effects of Organizational Change: Microeconometric Evidence

@article{Bertschek2004ProductivityEO,
  title={Productivity Effects of Organizational Change: Microeconometric Evidence},
  author={Irene Bertschek and Ulrich Kaiser},
  journal={Management Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={50},
  pages={394-404}
}
This paper analyzes the relationship between investment in information and communication technologies (ICT), non–ICT–investment, labor productivity and workplace reorganization. Firms are assumed to reorganize workplaces if the productivity gains arising from workplace reorganization exceed the associated reorganization costs. Two different types of organizational change are considered: introduction of group–work and flattening of hierarchies. Empirical evidence is provided for a sample of 411… CONTINUE READING

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