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Productivity measurement in the service sector.

APO Symposium on Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector (2000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Productivity measurement in the service sector.

by APO Symposium on Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector (2000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

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Published by Asian Productivity Organization in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Service industries -- Labor productivity -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Industrial productivity -- Asia -- Measurement -- Congresses.,
    • Labor productivity -- Asia -- Measurement -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesReport on the APO Symposium on Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 1-4 August 2000 (SYP-12-00)
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAsian Productivity Organization.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9987.A2 A66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3622088M
      ISBN 109283322835
      LC Control Number2002400549
      OCLC/WorldCa50684512

      In the service sector, time is a better measure of productivity. Self-service checkouts: economic welfare in the round is reduced by the struggle we customers have with the still-imperfect new. Although the service sector’s size has grown in the past 20 years, its productivity growth has declined. Compare its productivity growth with that of the manufacturing sector, for example.

      14 Measuring Public-Sector Output: The Swedish Report Richard Murray This paper relates the large scale effort to measure productivity in the produc- tion of public-sector goods and services in Sweden. It is organized as follows: First, there is a methodological part dealing with problems of measuring out-. Get this from a library! Problems in the measurement and performance of service-sector productivity in the United States. [Robert J Gordon; National Bureau of Economic Research.].

      The Output of the Education Sector, Dale W. Jorgenson and Barbara M. Fraumeni Measurement of Output and Quality Adjustment in the Day-Care Industry, Swati Mukerjee and Ann Dryden Witte Productivity in the Transportation Sector, Robert J. Gordon Purchased Services, Outsourcing, Computers, and Productivity in Manufacturing, Donald Siegel and Zvi.   A personal example of productivity problems in the service sector: it's always going to take me a full day's work to lead a one-day seminar. Can't speed that one up. Can't speed that one up. That said, the overwhelming majority of the effort required to .


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Productivity measurement in the service sector by APO Symposium on Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector (2000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Publications»»» Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector (PDF MB) e-Books. Year ISBN   The authors also examine productivity measurement issues, chiefly statistical methods for measuring services industry output.

They highlight the importance of making improvements within the U.S. statistical system to provide the more accurate and relevant measures essential for analyzing productivity and economic by: 2 Productivity Measurement in Service Industries Edwin R.

Dean and Kent Kunze The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) presently publishes productivity measures for industry titles, of which 39 are for the broad service, or nongoods, sector. In the bureau published a Cited by: productivity in the service sector makes the mana gement and monitoring of productivity in the service sector much more difficult.

As a result, improvement of the measurement of productivity in. The authors also examine productivity measurement issues, chiefly statistical methods for measuring services industry output. They highlight the importance of making improvements within the U.S.

Productivity measurement in the service sector he service sector in APO member countries has been increasing in importance; it is now a key contributor to employment and nation-al GDP.

This makes it imperative for this sector to enhance its pro-ductivity so that it can play an even greater role in the economic growth and development of these File Size: KB.

The measurement of productivity in the service sector involves addressing the following two potential problems: 1) It may be impossible to calculate TFP because of the lack of sufficient data (particularly on physical capital stock) 2) It may not be appropriate to apply TFP because of the diversity of service-sector industries.

Progress in Service Sector Productivity Measurement: Review Article on "Productivity in the U.S. Services Sector: New Sources of Economic Growth".

Article (PDF Available) Author: Walter Erwin Diewert. This is a study of international experience in measuring public service productivity. The research informs possible approaches to public sector productivity measurement for the Irish public service.

The study focuses on three main aspects of productivity measurement: attempts to develop comparative, cross-national assessments of public sectorFile Size: KB. undertaking international comparisons. The Measuring Productivity OECD Manualis the first comprehensive guide to the various productivity measures aimed at statisticians, researchers and analysts involved in constructing industry-level productivity indicators.

This manual presents the theoretical foundations to productivity measurement, and discusses implementation and measurement File Size: KB. This text emphasises the service sector in modern economics where it has long been known that index-number (and like) approaches to productivity and efficiency have been less than satisfactory in the measures and evaluations they produce.

This was tolerable, and not much. Productivity measurement refers to the final services provided by the organization or industry and their relationship to input. Changes in these measures do reflect, among other things, changes in technology.

OUTPUT In the case of an industry providing one type of service, output is merely a count of the units of this service, however defined.

Presenting applications in a variety of industries, this book will be useful for the service management to improve service productivity, profitability, sustainability, and quality and effectiveness of service deliveries.

A free trial version of the World’s leading Data Envelopment Analysis Software (PIM-DEA) is available for readers of this : Hardcover. Productivity in the public sector usually equates to three interrelated drivers: • into addressing public sector productivity, Reduction in the cost base – pursuit of cost reductions in response to a constrained financial environment.

• Public sector modernisation – attempts to reform and restructure public Size: KB. The traditional measure of labor productivity—output per hour—was first published inand represents the cul- mination of a long series of developments in productivity Chapter   While no official estimate of productivity in services is published by the BLS, nonfarm multifactor productivity slowed by percentage points (from % per year to.

Productivity Growth in Service Industries; This paper examines recent patterns in productivity growth of service industries and analyses the role of problems in measuring service productivity growth on industry and aggregate productivity growth.

At the aggregate level, unbalanced growth can be observed between a dynamic manufacturing sector Cited by: The purpose of this article is to elucidate the concept and measurement of productivity in the service sector.

The concept of service productivity is divided into quantity and quality dimensions, and further into output and input elements. Moreover, the issue of measurement is analysed to show the problems related to the elaborated concept of by: Productivity and effectiveness measurement in the public service sector.

Tokyo: Asian Productivity Organization, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. the problems of measuring productivity, particularly la-bor productivity in service industries, and explains how the Bureau is working to resolve some of the problems.

Jerome A. Mark is Assistant Commissioner for Productivity and Technology, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Linking output to input Productivity measures relate real physical output to. Measuring and interpreting partial productivity Measuring of partial productivity concerns to the measuring solutions which do not meet the requirements of measuring of total productivity, yet, if you be practicable as indicators of total productivity.

So often in practice, measurement in business means measures of partial productivity.Performance Management Systems and Productivity in the Public Sector 79 This article is on performance management experience and productivity in the African public service.

It highlights the background and context within which the drive for performance management has been used in developed societies. This article traces someAuthor: Jacob Olufemi Fatile.Productivity of the service sector has proven difficult to improve because service sector work is: 1.

typically labor intensive. 2. frequently focused on unique individual attributes or desires.