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Productivity

Index Productivity

Productivity describes various measures of the efficiency of production. [1]

57 relations: Agile construction, Assembly line, Computer-aided manufacturing, Counterproductive work behavior, David R. Henderson, Diffusion of innovations, Distraction, Division of labour, Electrification, Factors of production, Gross domestic product, Gross value added, Growth accounting, Hierarchical organization, Industrial Revolution, Job performance, Journal of Urban Economics, Kaizen, Learning effect (economics), Leave of absence, Leisure, Liberty Fund, Management by objectives, Mass production, Office for National Statistics, Operationalization, Organizational culture, Outline of industrial organization, Overtime, Part-time contract, Paul Krugman, Process control, Production (economics), Production assurance, Production function, Production–possibility frontier, Productive and unproductive labour, Productive forces, Productivity improving technologies, Productivity model, Psychopathy in the workplace, Real income, Scientific management, Second Industrial Revolution, Sleep, Sociocultural evolution, System of National Accounts, Tabulating machine, The Toyota Way, Total factor productivity, ..., Toxic workplace, United States Department of Labor, Value added, Workforce productivity, Workplace bullying, Workplace incivility, Zvi Griliches. Expand index (7 more) »

Agile construction

Agile Construction is a way of doing business adapted to construction jobsites and overall project delivery, born from agile manufacturing and project management, mostly used in manufacturing production, automotive and software developing teams.

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Assembly line

An assembly line is a manufacturing process (often called a progressive assembly) in which parts (usually interchangeable parts) are added as the semi-finished assembly moves from workstation to workstation where the parts are added in sequence until the final assembly is produced.

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Computer-aided manufacturing

Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) is the use of software to control machine tools and related ones in the manufacturing of workpieces.

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Counterproductive work behavior

Counterproductive work behavior (CWB) is employee behavior that goes against the legitimate interests of an organization.

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David R. Henderson

David R. Henderson (born November 21, 1950) is a Canadian-born American economist and author who moved to the United States in 1972 and became a U.S. citizen in 1986, serving on President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1982 to 1984.

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Diffusion of innovations

Diffusion of innovations is a theory that seeks to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread.

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Distraction

Distraction is the process of diverting the attention of an individual or group from a desired area of focus and thereby blocking or diminishing the reception of desired information.

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Division of labour

The division of labour is the separation of tasks in any system so that participants may specialize.

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Electrification

Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and, in many contexts, the introduction of such power by changing over from an earlier power source.

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Factors of production

In economics, factors of production, resources, or inputs are which is used in the production process to produce output—that is, finished goods and services.

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Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.

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Gross value added

In economics, gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.

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Growth accounting

Growth accounting is a procedure used in economics to measure the contribution of different factors to economic growth and to indirectly compute the rate of technological progress, measured as a residual, in an economy.

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Hierarchical organization

A hierarchical organization is an organizational structure where every entity in the organization, except one, is subordinate to a single other entity.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Job performance

Job performance assesses whether a person performs a job well.

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Journal of Urban Economics

The Journal of Urban Economics is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering urban economics.

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Kaizen

, is the Japanese word for "improvement".

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Learning effect (economics)

In economics, the learning effect is the process by which education increases productivity and results in higher wages.

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Leave of absence

A leave of absence (LOA) is a period of time that one must be away from one's primary job, while maintaining the status of employee.

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Leisure

Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping.

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Liberty Fund

Liberty Fund, Inc. is a nonprofit foundation headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana which promulgates the libertarian views of its founder, Pierre F. Goodrich through publishing, conferences, and educational resources.

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Management by objectives

It's modern way of setting objectives.

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Mass production

Mass production, also known as flow production or continuous production, is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines.

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Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

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Operationalization

In research design, especially in psychology, social sciences, life sciences, and physics, operationalization is a process of defining the measurement of a phenomenon that is not directly measurable, though its existence is indicated by other phenomena.

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Organizational culture

Organizational culture encompasses values and behaviours that "contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization".

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Outline of industrial organization

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to industrial organization: Industrial organization – describes the behavior of firms in the marketplace with regard to production, pricing, employment and other decisions.

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Overtime

Overtime is the amount of time someone works beyond normal working hours.

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Part-time contract

A part-time contract is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job.

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Paul Krugman

Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American economist who is currently Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times.

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Process control

Automatic process control in continuous production processes is a combination of control engineering and chemical engineering disciplines that uses industrial control systems to achieve a production level of consistency, economy and safety which could not be achieved purely by human manual control.

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Production (economics)

Production is a process of combining various material inputs and immaterial inputs (plans, know-how) in order to make something for consumption (the output).

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Production assurance

Production assurance is a way to ensure a productive capacity meets its intended end-results such as customer requirements, planned production levels, safety, reliability, risk and direct economic cost.

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Production function

In economics, a production function relates quantities of physical output of a production process to quantities of physical inputs or production function refers as the expression of the technological relation between physical inputs and outputs of the goods.

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Production–possibility frontier

A production–possibility frontier (PPF) or production possibility curve (PPC) is the possible tradeoff of producing combinations of goods with constant technology and resources per unit time.

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Productive and unproductive labour

Productive and unproductive labour are concepts that were used in classical political economy mainly in the 18th and 19th centuries, which survive today to some extent in modern management discussions, economic sociology and Marxist or Marxian economic analysis.

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Productive forces

"Productive forces", "productive powers", or "forces of production" (in German, Produktivkräfte), is a central idea in Marxism and historical materialism.

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Productivity improving technologies

This article is about the important technologies that have historically increased productivity and is intended to serve as the History section of Productivity from which it was moved.

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Productivity model

Productivity in economics is the ratio of what is produced to what is used in producing it.

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Psychopathy in the workplace

The presence of psychopathy in the workplace, although psychopaths typically represent a relatively small percentage of the staff, can do enormous damage when in senior management roles.

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Real income

Real income is income of individuals or nations after adjusting for inflation.

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Scientific management

Scientific management is a theory of management that analyzes and synthesizes workflows.

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Second Industrial Revolution

The Second Industrial Revolution, also known as the Technological Revolution, was a phase of rapid industrialization in the final third of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.

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Sleep

Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.

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Sociocultural evolution

Sociocultural evolution, sociocultural evolutionism or cultural evolution are theories of cultural and social evolution that describe how cultures and societies change over time.

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System of National Accounts

The System of National Accounts (often abbreviated as SNA; formerly the United Nations System of National Accounts or UNSNA) is an international standard system of national accounts, the first international standard being published in 1953.

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Tabulating machine

The tabulating machine was an electromechanical machine designed to assist in summarizing information stored on punched cards.

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The Toyota Way

The Toyota Way is a set of principles and behaviors that underlie the Toyota Motor Corporation's managerial approach and production system.

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Total factor productivity

In economics, total-factor productivity (TFP), also called multi-factor productivity, is the portion of output not explained by traditionally measured inputs of labour and capital used in production.

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Toxic workplace

A toxic workplace is a workplace that is marked by significant drama and infighting, where personal battles often harm productivity.

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United States Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments.

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Value added

In business, the difference between the sale price and the production cost of a product is the unit profit.

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Workforce productivity

Workforce productivity is the amount of goods and services that a worker produces in a given amount of time.

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Workplace bullying

Workplace bullying is a persistent pattern of mistreatment from others in the workplace that causes either physical or emotional harm.

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Workplace incivility

Workplace incivility has been defined as low-intensity deviant behavior with ambiguous intent to harm the target.

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Zvi Griliches

Hirsh Zvi Griliches (12 September 1930 – 4 November 1999) was an economist at Harvard University.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Productivity

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