Renata Lemos joined the Centre for Economic Performance in 2008. She has directed several waves of data collection with World Management Survey (WMS) in manufacturing, retail, education, and healthcare sectors across the world. She has a double Bachelor’s Degree (High Honours) in Business (Finance) and International Studies from the University of Washington and a Master’s degree in International Development from the University of Cambridge. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the field of applied microeconomics (Land Economy) at the University of Cambridge.
Bad management: A constraint on economic development?
08 Jul 2013
Are poor management practices holding back middle-income countries? This column looks at the evidence for private firms and public organisations in manufacturing, retail, healthcare and education in India. The findings suggest that there is a large share of badly managed firms that brings down the average quality of Indian businesses. While some Indian firms are at par with the best in the world, diffusion of best practices has not taken place yet.
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