public enterprise

What is a Public Enterprise

Definitions of public enterprise can vary between countries and change over time. The United Nations definition of a public enterprise is ‘an incorporated or large unincorporated enterprise in which public authorities hold a majority of the shares and/or can exercise control over management decisions’. Some of the problems with this ...

Ownership, Competition, and Management in Public Enterprises Transition

Public enterprises (PEs) were widely established in industrial countries between the 1930s and 1950s and rapidly expanded among developing countries in the 1960s and 1970s. This paper conducts a literature review in relation to the three main arguments and sets up a theoretical perspective for the analysis in transition. This ...