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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 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 ones below to find help that worked for others viz:

Productivity improvement isn’t about working more hours – it’s about working smarter by first cutting waste, then 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 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

 

AI the next GPT?

June, 2017 PWC – Price Waterhouse Coopers, the management consultancy – claim global GDP will be some 14% higher in 2030 as a result of AI – Artificial Intelligence This is equivalent to an extra $15.7trn The greatest gains will be realised in China and North America Anand Rao, global leader of AI at PWC …

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Baumol’s disease explains puzzle?

June, 2017 Willaim Baumol recently died aged 95 – ‘Baumol’s disease’ is thought by some to explain the current productivity puzzle afflicting most developed nation’s economies, especially their labour-intensive service industries e.g. heathcare, education, performing arts Quoting from an article by George Will in The Washington Post, Senator Daniel Moynihan explained this disease: “The number …

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