Worker Productivity

  • Companies With A Conscience Are 10 Times More Profitable

    Companies With A Conscience Are 10 Times More Profitable

    AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Deborah CannonJohn Mackey, co-CEO of Whole Foods, speaks during a session titled "Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business" at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin on Sunday, March 10, 2013. If you had told me, when I was attending college during the... Continue Reading

  • Worker Productivity Up By 2.2% In Q2

    Worker Productivity Up By 2.2% In Q2

    By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON – U.S. companies got more output from their workers this spring than initially thought, especially as the pace of hiring slowed dramatically. Rising productivity can boost corporate profits. It can also slow job creation if it means companies are getting more from their... Continue Reading

  • Worker Productivity Rises, Labor Costs Fall

    Worker Productivity Rises, Labor Costs Fall

    By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. workers increased their productivity this summer by the largest amount in a year and half, and they cost their employers less. The trend is good for corporate profits but not necessarily for job growth. The Labor Department says productivity rose at an annual... Continue Reading