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Strategy

This section focuses on the study of organisational performance, the processes of strategising and decision-making, partnerships and collaboration. It features research that explores the reasons why some organisations are able to out-perform others.

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Expectations for 2014 and beyond: the future forecast

This report examines managers' expectations for 2014 and some of the challenges that they anticipate, based on the annual survey of UK-based managers carried out by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in November 2013, in which 767 managers participated.

The enabling state: collaborating for success - summary

This is the summary of the report The Enabling State by Lucian Hudson.

Industrial strategy: government and industry in partnership: progress report

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A report describes progress in achieving the government's industrial strategy, covering the specific priority industrial sectors and the cross-sectoral themes of technological innovation, skills, procurement and access to finance.

Expectations for 2014 and beyond: the future forecast

This report examines managers' expectations for 2014 and some of the challenges that they anticipate, based on the annual survey of UK-based managers carried out by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in November 2013, in which 767 managers participated.

International industrial policy experiences and the lessons for the UK

A paper describes the history of industrial policy since, roughly, World War II, in Japan, Germany, the USA, South Korea, Singapore, Finland, Italy, Brazil and China.

International approaches to understanding the future of manufacturing

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A paper reviews various studies by individual major industrial nations, and the EU, on the future prospects of manufacturing industry.

A strategy for future retail

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A report describes the current state of the UK retail sector, specifically its interactions with government, and puts forward the government's current strategy for retail.

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