Motivation And Productivity

Motivation And Productivity Productivity and motivation are two mutually-related concepts, the latter fueling the former, while the former is the end result of the latter. Basically, productivity is a performance measure to show how an organization can effectively convert its resources into its intended products (or services). Relative measure For all its many forms, productivity is a relative measure because it is used to compare the effectiveness of many entities. These can be countries, organizations, departments, or individuals. From the perspective of a system, productivity shows how well an organization transforms its inputs into outputs. It is generally stated as a ratio of output to input in the area of manufacturing. Multi-factor measure Productivity can be expressed as partial measures, …

Customer Intimacy and Empathy are Keys to Innovation

Customer Intimacy and Empathy are Keys to Innovation “Above all, we know that an entrepreneurial strategy has more chance of success the more it starts with the users — their utilities, their values, their realities … the test of an innovation is always what it does for the user…it is by no means hunch or gamble. But it is also not precisely science. Rather, it is judgment.” — Peter Drucker, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Just because a company is spending money on research (such as markets, customers, or new technologies) and development doesn’t mean they will get innovation. Innovation, as with advertising, training, or many other organization investments, depends on the quality of the investment as much as the quantity of …