Productivity

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Flightglobal  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) promises to increase productivity in business aviation maintenance departments by 70% with the launch of its Aircraft Centricity service.
guardian.co.uk  May 22  Comment 
An OECD report shows that the gap between productivity and pay is wider in Australia than almost any other advanced economy, including the USA The issue of industrial relations has for the most part been on the backburner in the past few election...
MarketWatch  May 22  Comment 
Perks like extra vacation and shorter days can help reduce employee stress and improve productivity.
Forbes  May 22  Comment 
The forecasts are breathtaking. Building on fast-evolving technology like artificial intelligence, natural language processing and machine learning, software “robots” will augment or replace many knowledge workers around the globe, lowering...
Wall Street Journal  May 22  Comment 
Some bosses are rebelling against the open-office movement, saying productivity and morale have suffered in the service of egalitarianism.
The Hindu Business Line  May 19  Comment 
Rubber Board Chairman A Ajith Kumar outlines the various initiatives undertaken by the board to increase the production, and the productivity, of rubber-growers, and gives an overview of the industry.
MarketWatch  May 17  Comment 
The world-wide slump in productivity has ended, according to a new forecast released Wednesday.
The Hindu Business Line  May 17  Comment 
Rising developing world wages can coexist with falling labour share if the rise is less than the increase in productivity
Financial Times  May 16  Comment 
Sluggish labour market is putting a limit on president’s plans for higher growth
Financial Times  May 16  Comment 
The BoE takes a sanguine view on weak productivity and wages




 

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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