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
Professor Christopher Warhurst
Professor Elvira Uyarra
Professor Mark Hart Professor, Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship, Aston Business School, Aston University

Theme Paper

Understanding Productivity: Organisational Capital perspectives

Recent Publications

N. Driffield, X. Yuan, F. Gutierrez Barragan (2022)

The UK’s Foreign Investment Position Post Brexit And Covid: Briefing 1

N.Driffield, K. Lavoratori, Y. Temouri (2021)

Inward investment and UK productivity

N. Driffield, J. Du, J. Godsell, M. Hart, K. Lavoratori, S. Roper, I. Surdu, W. Zhang (2021)

Understanding productivity: Organisational Capital perspectives