Productivity Measurement and Improvements: A Theoretical Model and Applications from the Manufacturing Industry

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Almström , Peter;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40361-3_38
  • Subject: Productivity | KPI | [ INFO ] Computer Science [cs] | OEE | Performance measurement

Part V: Product and Asset Lifecycle Management; International audience; At many companies, workers associate productivity or efficiency increase with something negative, it is interpreted as an increase in speed and the “sweat factor”. Productivity is not only made up o... View more
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