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Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS)

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Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS)

Purpose

To provide information on the use of decentralized decision rights, data-driven decision making, and investments in human capital. The results will offer a better understanding of the benefits from these practices when measured in terms of firm productivity and/or firm market value. Understanding the drivers of productivity growth is essential to understanding the dynamics of the U.S. economy and the management of firms plays a central role in this.

Coverage

This survey will utilize the Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) survey panel collecting information on management and organizational practices at the establishment level.

Content

The Management and Organizational Practices Survey provides information on the dimensions of organizational capital for sector 31-33.

Frequency

The Management and Organizational Practices Survey is a one time inquiry with possible future annual data collection pending funding

Methods

The Management and Organizational Practices Survey statistics are collected from the ASM mail panel only. The ASM mail portion of the survey is comprised of a probability sample of approximately 50,000 manufacturing establishments from a universe of approximately 346,000 establishments.

Products

Dissemination of the survey results by Census will consist of a press release accompanied by one or two summary level tables.

Users

Policy makers, such as the Federal Reserve Board and World Bank will use the Management and Organizational Practices Survey to understand the levels and evolution of management practices over time and to forecast future productivity growth

 

PDF Publications: None

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Management and Organizational Practices Survey | (301) 763-4673 |  Last Revised: January 04, 2013