This book contains a study of the economics and management of public enterprises in Pakistan. It examines their performance, organizational behavior, relationships with other government organizations outside of the sector, and the issues that confront the public enterprise sector and the government.
Table of Contents
Public Enterprises in Pakistan -- The Socioeconomic Performance of Public Enterprises -- The Commercial Performance of Public Enterprises -- The Environmental Context of Public Enterprises -- The Management of Public Enterprises -- Conclusions: Dealing with the Hidden Crisis in Economic Development -- Appendixes -- Chronology of the Main Developments in the Public Enterprise Sector -- A Case Study of the Water and Power Development Authority -- A Case Study of Pakistan Railways -- A Case Study of the Pakistan Telegraph and Telephone Department -- A Case Study of the Pakistan Post Office Department -- Financial Data on Selected Public Enterprises
Robert LaPorte, Muntazar Bashir Ahmed