03 août 2017

How to improve technical education to deliver higher skills and better productivity

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"In a new report for the Higher Education Policy Institute (www.hepi.ac.uk), Mary Curnock Cook, the former Chief Executive of UCAS, says the Government must address six big gaps in technical education policy to raise skills and productivity. More...

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30 avril 2017

Japan needs policies to boost productivity for inclusive growth

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Labour productivity in Japan is about a quarter below the average of the top half of OECD countries (Figure 1), which is surprising given Japan’s outstanding performance in education and skills and high level of R&D spending. As in other countries, the labour productivity gap between leading and lagging firms has widened in Japan, resulting in greater wage inequality between firms. The 2017 OECD Economic Survey of Japan examines the scope for positive synergy between policies to promote productivity and inclusive growth. More...

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Les salariés seraient moins productifs en période électorale

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnelleA la question « A votre avis, quel est l'impact des élections présidentielles sur l'ensemble des collaborateurs de l'entreprise ? », les résultats sont les suivants : 
Globalement, 37 % d’entre eux notent une augmentation des bavardages et autres rumeurs dans l’entreprise, 33 % une baisse de productivité dans les jours qui précèdent et suivent les votes, 20 % une augmentation des désaccords sur le lieu de travail et 16 % une augmentation des liens entre collègues. Voir l'article...

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03 janvier 2017

Mobile researchers have higher productivity – Study

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A study of researcher mobility at 28 Swedish higher education institutions provides new and detailed data on how researchers move between institutions, nationally and internationally and confirms the positive impact of mobility on publication quality. Read more...

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08 décembre 2016

Unleashing private sector productivity in the United States

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . With the global economy mired in low- growth and no signs of strong acceleration, a lot of attention has been paid to the meagre pace of productivity growth in OECD countries. In the United States, the most watched indicator of productivity (nonfarm business productivity growth) decelerated about ¾ percentage point from 2009 to 2014 relative to the preceding 5-year period. More...

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25 novembre 2016

Can Your Productivity Be Measured?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Can Your Productivity Be Measured?

Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed, 2016/10/25

I think we all knew this, but in this review of Yves Gingras's Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation: Uses and Abuses we read of a detailed examination of the topic. More...

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16 juillet 2016

A la recherche de la productivité perdue

Emploi Parlons Net, le webzine de l'emploi & du travail (Retour à l'accueil)L’OCDE a de plus en plus de difficultés à comprendre la faible croissance et l’écroulement de la productivité. Elle enjoint donc les gouvernements de mettre en place des politiques de l’emploi « inclusives » et non plus excluantes. Voir l'article...

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13 juillet 2016

Leveraging R&D and innovation policies to foster productivity in Czech Republic

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Productivity catch-up along with deeper integration into the global economy played a central role in the convergence of the Czech incomes toward OECD countries before the 2008 financial crisis. However, since then the convergence process has stalled. More...

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Tackling the productivity paradox: The OECD Global Forum on Productivity

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . The nexus of slowing productivity growth and rising inequality is capturing the attention of policymakers and researchers.  The productivity slowdown, its causes, and the link with inclusiveness will be discussed on 7-8 July in Lisbon at the first Annual Conference of the new Global Forum on Productivity, which was created by the OECD in collaboration with a number of Member and non-Member countries. More...

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Germany’s economic performance is strong but productivity and investment need a boost

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . The German economy has steadily recovered from the 2008 global crisis. Thanks to past reforms, the labour market has proved strong and export performance has been impressive. The unemployment rate is now the lowest in the European Union. More...

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