Productivity

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guardian.co.uk  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Draft report suggests big changes to simplify childcare funding, to be paid for by ditching government-funded paid parental leave The productivity commissions draft report into childcare and early childhood learning recommends a massive shake-up...
WA Business News  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Atlas Iron will work to cut costs by up to nine per cent, amid a slide in iron ore prices. The company is looking to reduce its all-in cash costs by five to nine per cent in 2014/15 by ramping up production at its Mount Webber mine and improving...
Cloud Computing  Jul 23  Comment 
Docurated, the next-generation Enterprise Productivity and Knowledge Management solution, today released its inaugural State of Document Management Report. This report captures anonymized data collected by Docurated’s ...
Cloud Computing  Jul 23  Comment 
PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has named FieldAware as its exclusive Endorsed Service Provider (ESP) for mobile field service management solutions. As an international association...
The Australian  Jul 23  Comment 
BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie’s productivity push at the world’s biggest miner is hitting all the right notes.
The Economist  Jul 23  Comment 
LOOKING backward, it is clear that American productivity growth has been pretty disappointing over the past 40 years, with the exception of an IT boomlet lasting from about 1996 to 2004. But past performance need not imply continued disappointment...
Channel News Asia  Jul 23  Comment 
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Swee Say said it is possible to improve service productivity and customer satisfaction with a lean workforce through the innovative use of technology and business process re-engineering.
Cloud Computing  Jul 22  Comment 
Soonr, a leading provider of secure file sharing and collaboration services for business, today announced that its Soonr Workplace solution significantly increases workforce productivity in the construction industry. With the...
Cloud Computing  Jul 22  Comment 
Telerik®, today announced the latest release of its award-winning content management system, Sitefinity®, providing users greater information governance capabilities, along with new productivity improvements. The...
Red Orbit  Jul 22  Comment 
Vanessa Buzzard, University of Arizona Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, University of Arizona researchers have...




 

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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