Productivity

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The Hindu Business Line  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Cost discipline, improved productivity helped offset falling prices
Financial Times  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Policymakers’ existing struggle with low productivity and high debt has become more complicated
Mondo Visione  Jun 28  Comment 
JPX Working Papers highlight research and studies on changes in the market and regulatory environment with the aim of raising competitiveness. Conducted by officers and employees of JPX, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, as well as outside...
The Australian  Jun 24  Comment 
BHP Billiton’s Mike Henry says he can’t run the group’s coal business in the hope of a price recovery.
Reuters  Jun 24  Comment 
Aston Martin Chief Executive Andy Palmer warned on Friday that Britain's exit from the European Union was likely to require additional "productivity and efficiency" gains at the British sportscar maker,
Financial Times  Jun 23  Comment 
Consultancy advocates focus on raising productivity to avoid middle-income trap
Benzinga  Jun 23  Comment 
It's only fair that robots used by companies to improve productivity pay their fair share of taxes, right? This might seem ridiculous, but the European Union is looking to create a set of new laws concerning the rise of robots. According to...
Benzinga  Jun 23  Comment 
Dropbox is one of a handful of "unicorn" companies that are defined as non-public entities boasting a valuation above $1 billion. The company released a slew of new features this week it hopes will continue to impress its business users and...
Financial Times  Jun 22  Comment 
Depressed rate could hold back future wage growth, says Fed chair
Forbes  Jun 22  Comment 
The team collaboration and productivity space is hot. It’s hot because there’s a vast new set of problems being created as companies and organizations work more remotely and mobile.




 

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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