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pattern of co-operation whatever that pattern may be, for the evidence in Shah's book suggests great heterogeneity and a sobering degree of failure among Anand pattern co-operatives.

Public, Joint and Private Sectors in Indian Industry-Evaluating Relative Performance Differences

in Indian Industry Evaluating Relative Performance Differences Sumit K Majumdar In this paper the author evaluates relative performance differences between the government-owned, joint sector and private sectors of Indian industry. Comparative efficiency parameters are estimated for the period 1973-74 to 1988-89 using data generated by the Annual Survey of Industries (ASl) which relate to the organised sector of manufacturing industry. The results establish that, in aggregate, enterprises owned by the central government and the governments of various states in India, while accounting for a major chunk of capital investment, are systematically only two-thirds as efficient as private sector enterprises, while joint sector enterprises are also less efficient than those in the private sector.

Assessing Firms Capabilities Theory and Measurement-A Study of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

This paper has two objectives. First, the author describes an empirical approach to the assessment of intra-firm capabilities. Firms can acquire and configure resources. These are key building-blocks of firms' strategy as assumed in the emerging resource or capability-based view of strategic behaviour and performance analysis. However, the way resources are utilised are die principal causes of firms' success in attaining economic outcomes. While the process of resource utilisation is invisible, the use of data envelopment analysis (DEA) highlights firms'


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