Research

Organisational capital

Organisational capital

Stagnant long-term productivity growth in UK firms has been linked to low levels of investment, failures in technology diffusion, shorttermism, and a general decline in business dynamism. As the UK seeks to develop a more activist industrial strategy, key questions arise on barriers to entry, obstacles to innovation in SMEs, and the resilience of supply chains.

Theme lead

Professor Nigel Driffield

Co-Investigators

Professor Stephen Roper
Dr Irina Surdu Associate Professor of International Business Strategy, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
Professor Christopher Warhurst Director Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
Dr Elvira Uyarra Reader in Innovation Policy and Strategy, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
Professor Janet Godsell Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMB, The University of Warwick
Professor Mark Hart Professor, Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship, Aston Business School, Aston University

Recent Publications

H.Jibril, S.Roper, M.Hart (June 2021)

Covid-19 business support and SME productivity in the UK

B. van Ark, A. J. Venables, (2020)

A concerted effort to tackle the productivity puzzle during the post-COVID era