Impact of Privatisation on Management Issues: Empirical Evidences from Ethiopia

Journal of Management Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2008

Posted: 9 Jun 2008 Last revised: 12 Apr 2016

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Jesiah Selvam

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Abstract

This paper examines the impact of privatisation on the productivity, profitability and the major management issues of the privatised enterprises in Ethiopia. Data ranging between 1990 and 2004 were collected from forty five enterprises in order to examine the performance of the privatised enterprises. As for managerial issues, Survey method was conducted in April-May, 2004 for which purposive random sampling was applied. The study reveals that the net profitability of the privatised enterprises surged despite the production and sale decreased. The analyses over the management issues exhibit that there were tremendous changes and developments in the privatised enterprises in which the foreign privatised enterprises were found relatively better-doers as compared to the domestic privatised enterprises.

Keywords: : privatisation, productivity, managerial issues, domestic and foreign privatised enterprises

JEL Classification: L25, L33, M52, M54

Suggested Citation

Jesiah, Selvam, Impact of Privatisation on Management Issues: Empirical Evidences from Ethiopia. Journal of Management Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1142188

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