May 2014
American Journal of Health Promotion;May/Jun2014, Vol. 28 Issue 5, pTAHP-2
Academic Journal
The article presents an interview with several presidents of medium sized businesses, including Jennifer Myster of Buffalo Hospital, Phil Davis of Minneapolis Community and Technical College and Ted Wegleitner of the TRIA Orthopaedic Center. When asked about employee productivity and performance, Davis says he thinks of the quality of work when considering performance and efficiency when considering productivity. Myster comments on the differences between productivity and performance. Wegleitner believes that commitment to mission and choosing the right people drives high performance.


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