Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS)


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About the Management and Organizational Practices (MOPS)

Purpose

The U.S. Census Bureau is conducting the Management and Organizational Practices Survey to better understand current and evolving management and organizational practices and to assist in identifying determinants of establishment and productivity growth. Census data are essential for business and government decision making. Information from businesses like yours also provides reliable data for your industry and your community.

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 supplement to the Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM). It began as a pilot in 2010. Pending funding, it will continue as an ASM supplement every five years.

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 297,000 establishments.

Products

Dissemination of the survey results by Census will consist of a press release accompanied by 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.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau | BHS Team |   Last Revised: May 02, 2016 07:05:53