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, 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

N. Driffield, Y.Yang (2021)

Leveraging the benefits of location decisions into performance: A global view from matched MNEs