Category Archive: Global productivity

Low productivity affects all, not just a few

New Reserve Bank governor, Philip Lowe, says boosting productivity is essential if Australia is to maintain the living standards it has enjoyed in recent years. He warns that “Australia’s remarkable boom times are over and the best way to maintain our standard of living is to have a “laser-like” focus on productivity”. In his first appearance …

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“All we know is that productivity is really bad”

The above quote is from Dominic Konstam of Deutsche Bank when interviewed on Bloomberg – apparently ‘nothing is clear’ but bad productivity might be due to “over-employing versus investment taking place” and that might be due to employers expecting demand to improve, but it hasn’t (yet) It’s just another example of a top banker who …

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‘Productivity South Africa’ use our new book

Productivity SA just hosted the ‘Inaugural Gauteng Regional Productivity Awards’ at the Emperor’s Palace in Ekurhuleni, South Africa They quoted extensively from our new book ‘Productivity Knowhow’. Spokesperson Sam Modiba said: “The city is home to various industries and has been advocating a departure from being a consumptive to a productive one” “It therefore comes …

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