Productivity

RECENT NEWS
WA Business News  3 hrs ago  Comment 
The federal government has watered down planned changes to the research and development tax incentive scheme, which industry players say will improve its impact on productivity.
Channel News Asia  9 hrs ago  Comment 
The Trade and Industry Minister, speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of Micron's S$5.5 billion wafer fab facility, says the Government will continue to support companies to invest in new technologies to improve labour productivity.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 1  Comment 
This Budget is for long-term growth and fiscal consolidation. The Finance Minister has focused on farmers’ development and of raising farm productivity and production. He has also propos...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 1  Comment 
The Union Budget has taken strong steps in the direction of balanced and inclusive growth, emphasising on increased agricultural productivity by strengthening key foundational elements, su...
New York Times  Feb 28  Comment 
A new paper says high-growth financial industries hurt the broader economy by dragging down overall growth and curbing productivity.
Channel News Asia  Feb 27  Comment 
Industry watchers say innovation will not only help in the drive for productivity, but also ensure that businesses are internationally competitive and can achieve sustainable growth.
Channel News Asia  Feb 27  Comment 
The construction requirements are aimed at raising productivity. Details of help available for developers will be announced next month.
Commodity Online  Feb 27  Comment 
The Economic Survey 2014-15 states that to improve resilience of the agricultural sector, the strategy for agriculture has to focus on improving yield and productivity.
Benzinga  Feb 26  Comment 
In a report published Thursday, Wolfe Research maintained an Outperform rating on Target Corp (NYSE: TGT), with a price target of $85. The company reported its fourth quarter adj EPS at $1.50, higher than the estimate. Its EBIT beat was driven...
The Straits Times  Feb 26  Comment 
February 27, 2015 1:31 AM HIGHER prices, increased productivity and lower costs all helped to boost QAF's full-year profit.




 

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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