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Most organisations, and nations, perform well below their potential i.e. most could produce at least 30% more services or output using the same resources, or cut 30% of their inputs/ costs and still provide the same output/ outcomes

You may be a manager or government minister of one of them and struggling with one or more of the following issues – the many pages on this website cover ways to address most of them – simply click on the relevant connections below to find help that worked for others viz:

Productivity improvement isn’t about working more hours – it is about working smarter by first cutting waste, making better use of existing resources and then investing in best practices and technology everywhere

This website offers free information, comment and advice to all those managers and government ministers who are keen to ‘have a go’ at major productivity improvement but lack the knowhow on what to do

We warmly welcome any constructive comments and questions you may have so we can at least take our own medicine and continuously improve this website and how it is used

 

Human targets are best

In his book ‘Happiness’, Richard Layard points out that: ” People care most about their income relative to that of other people” i.e. more than the total itself He says most people would even be willing to accept a significant fall in their living standards as long as they could move up compared with other …

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The PLG plugs a big gap?

Whilst investment, innovation, competition and luck all play a significant part in the performance of any organisation, public as well as private, it is its management that has the most influence The same applies at national level with government ministers And if managers and ministers, whatever their level, are to do their jobs well they …

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