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Staying active can benefit older people, but forcing employees to look busy does nothing for productivity. Sometimes, less work gets more done What is your favourite style of literature? Voltaire was once asked. “All styles are good,” he said,...
TechCrunch  3 hrs ago  Comment 
 SaaS startup Showpad which has built a platform designed to improve other businesses’ sales productivity has closed a $50 million Series C funding round, led by Insight Venture Partners — with IVP MD Jeff Horing now joining the Showpad...
The Economic Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
One of the applications, called Radius, is an Uber like program built for a healthcare company that provides services at home.  May 18  Comment 
Employment rate reaches record high, but wage growth is running behind and EU referendum fears have yet to show Britain’s labour market has reached a plateau. The number of people working has risen slightly to a record level. Regular pay growth...
Reuters  May 18  Comment 
G7 leaders agree on the need to take measures to boost global demand and eliminate factors that hamper productivity amid lingering risks to the world economy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.
The Economic Times  May 18  Comment 
The initiative, which is internally being called the “Process Plus Plus Initiative,” was actually conceptualised nearly 12 months ago.
The Economic Times  May 17  Comment 
The initiative, which is internally being called the “Process Plus Plus Initiative,” was actually conceptualised nearly 12 months ago.
Benzinga  May 16  Comment 
During its investor event on May 11 and 12, Boeing Co (NYSE: BA) provided a review of its markets and strategies. Jefferies’ Howard A. Rubel maintains a Buy rating on the company, with a price target of $165. Making Progress “The drive...
Clusterstock  May 16  Comment 
Anybody who has ever had a headache knows how debilitating they can be. Magnify that, toss in some nausea and light sensitivity, and you've got a migraine. About 37 million Americans experience migraines, some of them daily. For those who get...
Clusterstock  May 16  Comment 
The "jobs-rich, pay-poor" economy will continue until at least the end of the decade, according to the professional HR body Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Most employees are unlikely to see a boost in real terms to...


Productivity growth drives advancement, from the micro level to the macro - it is one of two sustainable drivers of GDP growth, and one of the competitive advantages of leading firms across the globe. Productivity is simply how much one can get out of set resources. For example, the ongoing development of information technology increases the amount of work an employee can perform every hour, be it making cars or creating spreadsheets.

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