Citations with the tag: INDUSTRIAL productivity -- Measurement

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  • How to measure organizational productivity.
    Thor, Carl G. // CMA Magazine; Mar1991, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p17 

    Offers a guide to measuring organizational productivity. Underlying principles of measurement; Most frequently used measures in organizations; Implementation of the measures; Use of benchmarking projects to determine how much improvement needs to be targeted.

  • Plain talk about productivity.
    Buggie, Frederick D. // Across the Board; Jan1997, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p43 

    Examines the real meaning of productivity and how to increase it in business. Some definitions of productivity; How to increase productivity in the future; Relationship between capital investment and productivity; How to measure productivity by service sector; Methods that increase the output...

  • By the clock.
    Buggie, Frederick D. // Nation's Restaurant News; 07/13/98, Vol. 32 Issue 28, OnSite p32 

    Features the Six Sigma data-driven system to measure industrial productivity. Description of the system; Applications to the food service sector; Comment by Andy Keasler, general manager of Sodexho Marriott.

  • Underestimating American productivity.
    Ehrlich, Everett M. // International Economy; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p22 

    Discusses what is seen as a productivity revival in the United States' economy. Economic fundamentals in the American economy; Failure of economic data to reflect the advances in productivity; Productivity measurement problem; Relation of spending and inflation to growth and productivity. ...

  • What gets measured gets done - let's do it.
    Richards, Lance // Personnel Today; 2/18/2003, p17 

    Presents a method for measuring industrial productivity of the Great Britain. Comparison of productivity of the U.S. with Great Britain; Complications in the measurement and comparison of productivity across countries; Importance of measurement of human resource's productivity across the...

  • Activity measurement.
    Koss, John Peter // Beverage World; 9/1/96, Vol. 115 Issue 1623, p170 

    Elaborates on the importance of measuring methods for beverage plant operations activity. Reasons measuring methods and comparisons with other bottlers or plants could be misleading; Definition of terms; Basis and applications of measurement tools; Line efficiency; Production performance;...

  • Productive and financial performance in U.S. manufacturing industries.
    Morrison, Catherine J. // Southern Economic Journal; Oct93, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p376 

    Extrapolates on Robert Solow's productivity growth residual model illustrating theoretical linkages among productivity growth, markups, scale economies and economic profitability. Coverage of expanded model; Application using data collected for different American industries from 1952 to 1986;...

  • KPI tools.
    Morrison, Catherine J. // Local Authority Waste & Recycling; Mar2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p40 

    The article offers information on the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) community (KPIcommunity) performance measurement tool from RDF.

  • EDITOR'S REMARKS.
    Cousins, J. Bradley // Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation; Spring2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, preceding p1 

    Introduces a series of articles on evaluation practice in Canada, including the measurement and use of performance and outcome expectations.

  • Key Issues: Formulas vary by market, individ. units.
    Cousins, J. Bradley // FoodService Director; 09/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p68 

    Focuses on some issues regarding the measurement of productivity in the United States food service industry. Measurement methods used by hospitals; Findings of a 1998 study by the Society for Foodservice Management; Significance of break-even points.

  • Measuring Productivity and Performance in the Hospitality Industry.
    Douglas, Patricia Casey // National Public Accountant; Jul2000, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p15 

    Proposes a method for accountants in measuring the productivity and performance of the hospitality industry. Limitations of the traditional measures of productivity and performance; Disadvantages of the focus on revenue and occupancy rates in measuring productivity and performance; Advantages...

  • Cost: The Ultimate Measure of Productivity.
    Deo, Balbinder S.; Strong, Doug // Industrial Management; May/Jun2000, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p20 

    Discusses the importance of cost in measuring the productivity of production systems. Relationship of productivity and cost; Why industrial engineers use physical measures of productivity; Information on a case study on the productivity measurement of a nickel ore company.

  • Measuring the Productivity of Technical Documentation.
    Strassmann, Paul // Journal of Information Technology (Routledge, Ltd.); Mar1988, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p25 

    Describes the process of measuring the productivity of technical documentation. Plan and design; Documenting stage; Production stage; Practical use; Quality of technical documentation; Potential added value; Productivity assessment methods; Evaluation criteria.

  • Proper measurement: key to productivity.
    Hartman, Anne Carlton; Towner, Tom B. // ABA Banking Journal; Oct84, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p164 

    Features the Productivity Measurement System, a software and training program offered by the American Bankers Association. Adaptability of the system to the cost structure of the bank; Track on labor unit cost; Details on the testing of the software.

  • Intertemporal and interspatial productivity differentials in U.S. manufacturing.
    Garofalo, Gasper A.; Malhotra, Devinder M. // Annals of Regional Science; Jul89, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p121 

    This study analyzes the role productivity plays in explaining the variation in regional manufacturing growth rates. Using the neoclassical growth accounting procedure, we measure productivity from an intertemporal and interspatial perspective. Previous regional studies of U. S. manufacturing...

  • Emphasis on costs and more costs.
    Tattum, Lynn // Chemical Week; 2/23/1994, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p21 

    Features the paper done by Albert Richards comparing costs at four chemical companies with those of General Motors. Computation of labor costs as a percentage of sales; Problem of overstaffing in European chemical industries; Decreases in value-added as a result of competitive pressures;...

  • New Use for a Bad Idea.
    Brockway, George P. // New Leader;  

    Discusses the use of the productivity index as a tool in assessing the economy. Basic idea of the index; Examples of how the index works; Details on the new scheme of productivity index.

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Libya Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Libya at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Libya; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with ratio...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Montserrat Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Montserrat at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Montserrat; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // New Caledonia Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of New Caledonia at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of New Caledonia; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Pitcairn Islands Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Pitcairn Islands at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Pitcairn Islands; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Puerto Rico Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Puerto Rico at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Puerto Rico; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Reunion Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Reunion at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Reunion; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // San Marino Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of San Marino at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of San Marino; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Saudi Arabia Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Saudi Arabia at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Saudi Arabia; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Tokelau Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Tokelau at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Tokelau; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Vatican City Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Vatican City at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Vatican City; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Virgin Islands Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Virgin Islands at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Virgin Islands; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Wallis & Futuna Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Wallis and Futuna at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Wallis and Futuna; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Western Sahara Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Western Sahara at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Western Sahara; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • 1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Christmas Island Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Christmas Island in Kiribati at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Christmas Island; Measurement of labor productivity gaps;...

  • 1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Congo Economic Competitiveness; Feb2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Congo at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Congo; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with ratio...

  • 1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Falkland Islands Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Falkland Islands at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Falkland Islands; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • 1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // French Guiana Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of French Guiana at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of French Guiana; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • 1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // French Polynesia Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of French Polynesia at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of French Polynesia; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • 1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Gaza Strip Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Gaza Strip at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Gaza Strip; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Greenland Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of a report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Greenland at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Greenland; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Guernsey Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Guernsey at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Guernsey; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Ivory Coast Economic Competitiveness; Feb2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Ivory Coast at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Ivory Coast; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Jersey Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Jersey at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Guernsey; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Zaire Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Zaire at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Zaire; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with ratio...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Zimbabwe Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Zimbabwe at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Zimbabwe; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Russian Federation Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of the Russian Federation at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of the Russian Federation; Measurement of labor productivity gaps;...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // St. Pierre & Miquelon Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of St. Pierre & Miquelon at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of St. Pierre & Miquelon; Measurement of labor productivity gaps;...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Niue Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Niue at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Niue; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations associated with ratio...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Northern Mariana Island Economic Competitiveness; 2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Northern Mariana Islands at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Northern Mariana Islands; Measurement of labor productivity...

  • INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY.
    Parker, Philip M. // Western Samoa Economic Competitiveness; Feb2005, p7 

    Presents an introduction and methodology of the report aimed at assisting managers in gauging the competitive performance of Western Samoa at the global level. Use of vertical analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of Western Samoa; Measurement of labor productivity gaps; Limitations...

  • EXAMINING THE EFFECTS OF STRATEGIC MARKETING INITIATIVE AND FIRST-MOVER EFFORTS ON MARKET SHARE PERFORMANCE.
    Heiens, Richard; Pleshko, Larry; Leach, Robert // Marketing Management Journal; Spring2004, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p63 

    This study goes beyond previous research on first-mover advantages by examining the broader concept of strategic marketing initiative (SMI), which recognizes the full extent of a firm's first-mover efforts. Using the SM1 measurement scale, the paper presents an empirical examination of the...

  • The Mismeasure of Work.
    HAMMER, MICHAEL; HERSHMAN, LISA W. // Conference Board Review; Winter2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, Special section p1 

    The article focuses on the different flaws of a company's performance measurement system. It cites the disadvantages of using organizational boundaries and concerns to dictate performance metrics. It notes that companies should consider the consequences of implementing such metrics to human...

  • COMPETENCIES IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY.
    Nath, Rabindra; Raheja, Rajat // Journal of Services Research; Apr-Sep2001, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p25 

    In the given business scenario it is becoming imperative that each of players in the hotel industry consciously work towards achieving and maintaining differential positioning based on service standards. However any process improvements or innovative ideas set by the leaders are constantly...

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