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Northern Ireland Management Booklet

Investing in Management: How to improve management practices in your business

Why does management matter?

Good management is crucial for any business. Alongside their wellbeing and skills, how employees are managed determines a business’s success.

How well are NI businesses doing?

The Northern Ireland Productivity Forum ran a survey of local businesses to understand management practices in NI. While there are firms that have adopted best practice, the survey found there is a ‘long tail’ of businesses that lag behind.

 Authors: Ruth Donaldson, David Jordan, John Turner


  • Productivity Studies




R. Donaldson, D. Jordan, J. Turner (2024) Northern Ireland Management Booklet, The Productivity Institute