How Much Does Good Management Matter? Evidence from India

May 6, 2010

On Thursday evening, Prof. John Roberts (Stanford GSB) presented the 19th Barcelona GSE Lecture at Banc Sabadell Auditorium. In his presentation, "How much does management matter? Evidence from India," he outlined the case of large, multi-plant textile firms in India, where he and his coauthors found that a lack of training in management "best practices" has resulting in lost productivity and profits.