PRODUCTIVITY FACTOR IN MANAGEMENT DECISION-MAKING.

David J. Sumanth, Idsa Genie

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Abstract

The role of managers in managing productivity has been emphasized by many researchers and practitioners. Yet, the task is not a simple one. There must be a concerted effort on the part of academia and practicing managers to develop a philosophy and strategy that would integrate formal productivity management with existing decision-making processes. This paper provides a some-what nontraditional approach to decision-making by bringing in the 'productivity factor' into all facets of strategic and tactical management processes. The concepts presented in this paper are universally applicable to all types of economic entities where human, material, capital, energy, and/or other resources are consumed to produce an output.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - Fall Industrial Engineering Conference (Institute of Industrial Engineers)
Place of PublicationNorcross, GA, USA
PublisherInst of Industrial Engineers
Pages46-54
Number of pages9
StatePublished - Dec 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Sumanth, D. J., & Genie, I. (1985). PRODUCTIVITY FACTOR IN MANAGEMENT DECISION-MAKING. In Proceedings - Fall Industrial Engineering Conference (Institute of Industrial Engineers) (pp. 46-54). Inst of Industrial Engineers.