Dataset relating to the ESRC-funded Productivity Insights Network project: "Exploring the productivity narrative in manufacturing organisations"

  • Jillian MacBryde (Creator)
  • Helen Mullen (Creator)
  • Peter Ball (Creator)
  • Ben Clegg (Creator)
  • Palie Smart (Creator)
  • Stella Despoudi (Creator)
  • Donato Masi (Creator)



The dataset consists of 40 transcripts from face-to-face and telephone interviews undertaken with a range of employees across the organisational hierarchy in 19 manufacturing companies based in the UK. The data is commercially sensitive and is restricted to backend access. The data were generated as part of an ESRC-funded project: ‘Exploring the productivity narrative in manufacturing organisations”. The aim of the project was to understand how productivity was understood at different levels within the firm. The project was undertaken between September 2018 and July 2019 and funded as a Pioneer Project by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) through the Productivity Insights Network Programme (Reference ES/R007810/1). The University of Strathclyde led the project, collaborating with co-investigators from the Universities of Aston, Bristol and York
Date made available15 Oct 2019
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Date of data productionSept 2018 - Jul 2019

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