TITLE

New ideas about innovation

AUTHOR(S)
Côté, Marcel
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
CA Magazine;Dec2011, Vol. 144 Issue 10, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents outlook for the slow growth of Canadian productivity. It mentions that the country's slow productivity growth does not stem from a lack of investment or workforce deficiencies but it suffers from a dearth of innovation and ineffective initiatives. He suggests providing impetus to Canadian companies to pursue productivity improvements in their operations, allowing competition in private sectors and ensuring more efficient use of resources.
ACCESSION #
67735235

 

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