Productivity

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GenEng News  12 hrs ago  Comment 
As pharma’s R&D productivity crisis continues, more researchers are asking whether there hasn’t been too much reliance on target-based screening methods at the expense of empirical experimental biology. “Perhaps we were expecting too...
guardian.co.uk  Jan 27  Comment 
While business leaders suggest our high minimum wage hurts our competitiveness, the value of the wage has fallen significantly in the past decade The release of the Productivity Commission’s issues papers into the workplace relations framework...
Forbes  Jan 26  Comment 
When you dumb the measurements down to the lowest level, you dumb the performance down to the lowest level. Trying to manage by the numbers, be they test scores, sales activity, or productivity measures, drive towards mediocrity.
Cloud Computing  Jan 26  Comment 
Storage administrators find themselves walking a line between meeting employees’ demands to use public cloud storage services, and their organizations’ need to store information on-premises for security, performance, cost and compliance...
WA Business News  Jan 23  Comment 
Based in Canada with a local office in Subiaco, the technology provides online analytics and dashboards that assist productivity, output and profits. The information is also available on mobile devices.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 22  Comment 
The trucks offer best in-class fuel efficiency and superior productivity
WA Business News  Jan 22  Comment 
The Productivity Commission has flagged reform of the minimum wage, penalty rates and enterprise agreements in its workplace relations review issues paper, which was accidentally released early today.
TechCrunch  Jan 21  Comment 
 Google launched a couple of nifty updates to the mobile versions of its Docs, Sheets and Slides productivity apps today. These include new editing and security tools that will make using the apps on iOS and Android a bit easier. Read More
The Straits Times  Jan 21  Comment 
January 22, 2015 1:21 AM A POPULAR scheme offering incentives to firms to invest in technology and training - to boost productivity - should become a permanent fixture, but it needs to be more targeted.
Channel News Asia  Jan 21  Comment 
Corporates said existing schemes, such as the Productivity and Innovation Credit scheme, should be reviewed, to be more relevant and accessible. 




 

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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