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Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
Paul J. Meyer

The most important impact on society and the world is the cell phone. Cell phones have actually been one of the primary drivers in productivity improvements.
Fabrice Grinda

Inflation destroys savings, impedes planning, and discourages investment. That means less productivity and a lower standard of living.
Kevin Brady

The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
Tom Peters

Profitability is coming from productivity, efficiency, management, austerity, and the way to manage the business.
Carlos Slim

Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity.
Robin S. Sharma

Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.
Julia Gillard

Advances in automation, artificial intelligence and robotics, while increasing productivity, will also cause major upheavals to the workforce.
John Hickenlooper

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite.
Paul Gauguin

Most people fill their schedules with work, and leisure only happens when there’s time left over. But it’s impossible to live a rich and full life without doing things that give you joy. Forget about productivity once in a while and give yourself permission to goof off.
Amy Morin

Declining productivity and quality means your unit production costs stay high but you don’t have as much to sell. Your workers don’t want to be paid less, so to maintain profits, you increase your prices. That’s inflation.
W. Edwards Deming

Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
Franz Kafka

Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation.
Larry Elder

Growth without diversification, technological improvement, and increased productivity is easily reversed: all it takes is a dip in commodity prices.
Arancha Gonzalez

The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Peter Drucker

Engineering or technology is all about using the power of science to make life better for people, to reduce cost, to improve comfort, to improve productivity, etc.
N. R. Narayana Murthy

Procrastinating is a vice when it comes to productivity, but it can be a virtue for creativity.
Adam Grant

NAFTA recognizes the reality of today’s economy – globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity.
John F. Kerry

On my desk I have three screens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can drag items from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you’ll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity.
Bill Gates

For acquiring companies, the excitement is almost always about where they are going – that is, their strategy for gaining greater growth and productivity. But when mergers fail, it’s often because no one focused on who they are – that is, their culture, which is critical to successfully bringing different groups of people together.
Punit Renjen

Profitability comes from loyalty, productivity, and having a character base from which to work.
Zig Ziglar

Agrarian reform should not merely subdivide misery, it must raise living standards. Ownership raises the farmer from his, but productivity will keep him on his feet.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Understanding your employee’s perspective can go a long way towards increasing productivity and happiness.
Kathryn Minshew

When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson

When you increase productivity, economies become better – local economies become better, society becomes better.
Jensen Huang

Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called ‘bad’ for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they’re detrimental to our health.
John Rampton

The real competitive advantage will come to countries and companies who differentiate their offerings through education, innovation, and productivity.
Dinesh Paliwal

Without productivity gains, any growth in GDP is exactly offset by population growth, and the average income stays the same.
Said Musa

If you contrast the productivity that comes from a networked or capitalist distribution of resources versus a centralized planning system, frequently referred to as communism or socialism, the network approach does much better when it’s applied accurately.
Reid Hoffman

Every time a woman leaves the workforce because she can’t find or afford childcare, or she can’t work out a flexible arrangement with her boss, or she has no paid maternity leave, her family’s income falls down a notch. Simultaneously, national productivity numbers decline.
Madeleine M. Kunin

The advantages of globalization are actually much like the advantages of technological improvement. They have very similar effects: they raise output in countries, raise productivity, create more jobs, raise wages, and lower prices of products in the world economy.
Gita Gopinath

Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading and writing that bears his name and brings literacy, independence, and productivity to the blind.
Bob Ney

Productivity depends on many factors, including our workforce’s knowledge and skills and the quantity and quality of the capital, technology, and infrastructure that they have to work with.
Janet Yellen

The euro has become a means by which superior German productivity is able to gain an absolutely unbeatable advantage over the whole eurozone territory.
Boris Johnson

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