Employee Productivity Pays Off For Everyone

Working hard? You've got lots of company--and it seems to be paying off not just for your employer but for you, too.

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, Senior Writer, InformationWeek

February 6, 2004

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Do any managers in your company use a formula to calculate worker output?

Nearly 80% of executives report that implementing management policies plays a role in increasing worker productivity. Arriving at a list of guidelines appears to be easier than deciding on a standard metric by which to measure employee output. Two in five of the sites that monitor worker productivity have yet to decide on a formula to calculate employee performance.

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Which metrics are a part of your company's measurement of worker productivity?

Managers aren't examining only worker-related tasks to gauge company productivity levels. Products and services also are considerations in understanding how divisions are performing. Approximately one in three sites surveyed factor in time lapses in prototype development, hours involved in marketing a new product or service, as well as unit outputs and product cycles when deciphering output performance.

About the Author(s)

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Senior Writer, InformationWeek

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.

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