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Conflicts in the Franchise Industry: How to Forge a Win-Win Partnership
(Korea Development Institute, 2019-09-19)
Korea’s franchise market is undergoing quantitative growth, with the number of franchisors and brands increasing by an annual average of 9% and that of franchise stores by 5% in 2014-2016 (Figure 1).1) In 2016, franchisors and franchisees together raked ...
Smart Policies for Smart Factories
(Korea Development Institute, 2019-11-20)
This study conducts a detailed survey of approximately 1,000 manufacturing plants to measure their level of smartness―otherwise known as smartization―and analyzes how the changes in smartization affect the performance and employment of their factories. ...
Healing a Wary, Self-cultivating Society through Education
(Korea Development Institute, 2018-08-02)
As an intangible asset that stems from the relationship between people, social capital is comprised of trust, networks and norms, and its significance is acknowledged from multiple perspectives. Indeed, mutual trust, cooperation, personal connections ...
Effects of Revolving Doors in the Financial Sector: Evidence from Korea
(Korea Development Institute, 2019-01-15)
Despite the long standing and sweeping criticism over the practice, the majority of financial firms continue to hire ex-regulators as executives. This 'revolving door' trend can also be witnessed from corporate governance data from 2011 to 2016, in ...
Diminishing Role of Young Manufacturing Plants as Drivers of Growth
(Korea Development Institute, 2018-08-21)
Korea’s manufacturing industry was the impetus behind the nation’s economic growth, and its competitiveness continues to rank high in the global market. The significance of manufacturing in the creation of value added and employment and as a driver of ...