Andreas Menzel

Andreas Menzel is a PhD Student at University of Warwick.

Content by Andreas Menzel
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    Data: Training productivity, and upgrading: Pilot of evaluation of female and supervisor training programs in the Bangladesh apparel sector

    We marketed a training program for lower level managers (line supervisors) to large factories in the Bangladeshi ready-made garment industry. Take-up of the program (even for a free slot) was low, due to intense production pressures, fire-fighting and concerns over retention of trained workers. Take-up is quite insensitive to pricing. There was higher interest and demand in...

    27 Feb 2019

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    Gender empowerment and productivity in the garment sector

      Within Bangladesh’s garment sector, women make up 80% of workers but less than 10% of managers. Researchers piloted a study that provided training to employees and evaluated their rates of promotion and performance as managers. They found female trainees are as or more effective managers than the male trainees, but promotion rates for the female trainees...

    17 Mar 2015 | Christopher Woodruff, Rocco Macchiavello, Andreas Menzel, Farria Naeem