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Technological and organisational innovations, productivity and employment.

Charles Edquist

Technological and organisational innovations, productivity and employment.

by Charles Edquist

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English


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SeriesWorld Employment Programme research working papers -- WEP 2-22/WP 233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20323272M
ISBN 109221060454
OCLC/WorldCa28645137

Technological Change and Retirement Decisions. Technological change can affect retirement decisions in two main ways: 1) through the direct effect of technological change on the amount of on-the-job training, and 2) indirectly, through the effect of technological change on the depreciation rate of the stock of human capital. The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in , and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.

The Effects of Information Technology (IT) on Employee Productivity in Shahr Bank (Case study of Shiraz, Iran) between IT and productivity, the researchers have the impact of IT on intermediate measures such as diversity, the employment of IT systems has increased the effectiveness of the organization. In addition, IT system usersFile Size: KB. Organisational productivity through employees. Share: Share. Tweet. dynamic environment organisations put more focus on its human resources rather than its other resources; financial, organisational, etc. Human resources get more focus as it is the employees who make an organisation capable to achieve its goals and objectives and the can.

labour productivity. For example, an organisational innovation in business practices is implementation of education or training systems. However, the distinction between a process innovation and an organisational innovation is perhaps not as clear since both try to decrease costs through more efficient ways of production, i.e. Size: KB. Download Limit Exceeded You have exceeded your daily download allowance.


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Technological and organisational innovations, productivity and employment by Charles Edquist Download PDF EPUB FB2

Evangelista and Vezzani () explore the impact of technological and organizational innovations on employment in six EU countries, exploiting CIS4 microdata and using a clustering method.

They. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

Employment Effects of Technological and Organizational Innovations 17 Edquist, C., L. Hommen, M. McKelvey (), Innovation and Employment: Product Versus Process : Martin Falk.

organisational level. For countries, we performed simple correlations of the relationship between several aspects of workplace productivity and employment. book and other variables of interest – such as labour and total productivity, work-life balance and innovation.

For each variable, scatterplot figures are. The main focus of human factors research has been on improving individual task performance.

Researchers have obtained measures of individual performance, such as speed, accuracy, and time needed to learn, and have used these to estimate individual productivity.

In some cases they have measured productivity directly. The implicit or explicit. Digital tools are changing the way we live, work, and play more than ever before. Thanks to the speed and innovation of the startup economy, new ideas are coming to life in product form literally every single g ahead, these advancements will only continue to grow.

Get this from a library. Europe's next step: organisational innovation, competition and employment. [Lars Erik Andreasen;] -- This book looks at the experience of 13 leading-edge European companies, drawn from the manufacturing, services and health sectors.

It shows how organisation has been the key to. to high-skilled workers; productivity and employment growth depend on the conditions for economy-wide diffusion of new products and processes.

While aggregate productivity and employment growth remain modest in most countries, those firms that combine technological change, organisational change and upskilling display strong economic Size: KB. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper investigates the impact of technological and organizational innovations on subsequent employment growth using a standard labour demand model.

The main novelty of the paper is the use of a unique dataset, which merges the Community Innovation Survey (CIS) for Austria with structural business statistics fromresulting in 3, firm. Transport a s “Mad Men era” business person to today’s workforce, and they’d be utterly lost amidst the sea of technological innovations influencing company productivity these days.

According to data from the Economic Policy Institute, productivity (as defined by “the output of goods and services per hours worked”) has increased. () posthumous book, R& D, Education, and Productivity, and Charles Hulten’s () article, “Total Factor Productivity: A Short Biography”.

The most serious challenge to the tradi-tional approach to productivity measurement of Kuznets () and Solow () was File Size: KB. Technological unemployment was widely cited as a problem in the s and s, a time during which productivity was soaring, inequality and unemployment were high, and instability was the norm.

The type of organisational innovations that is needed for sustaining innovations may be different than those for disrupting innovations (see later discussion).

See “Chapter 7: Human Resources and New Technologies in the Production System” in OECDpp. Edquist () ‘Technological and Organisational Innovations, Productivity and Employment’, World Employment Programme Research, Working Paper No.

Geneva: ILO. Google ScholarCited by: 8. • At its simplest, that part of productivity growth that is not due to an increase in inputs (labour, skills, capital, land, etc.) • Sometimes called “Total Factor Productivity” • Many other indicators of technological innovation.

Example: – Research and Development – Patents and other forms of IP – Innovation counts. productivity outcomes, innovative activity, and selected product and labour market policies in the OECD area, showing persisting cross-country differences in both performance and regulatory patterns.

The following section explores the implications of product market regulations and hiring and firing rules for productivity, partly drawing on firm. Corporate history is littered with examples of companies that suffered, or even failed, because they drifted away from their original principles and purpose, whether that’s Apple of the s and ’90s struggling to decide who it’s market was (back when Michael Dell was suggesting the best thing to do with Apple was to close it), Progressive Insurance surrendering it’s guideline that.

The importance of technological innovation to economic value creation and shareholder wealth has made the management of it a central part of business activity. Although technological innovation can be accidental as well as planned, many firms seek to manage it in the hopes of making innovation more profitable to the firm.

What Is Technological Change. In economics, a technological change is an increase in the efficiency of a product or process that results in an increase in output, without an increase in input.

Technological change and employment: some results from BLS research The innovations include advanced communication systems, industrial robots, flexible manufacturing systems, com- technologies on productivity, employment, job skills, and labor-management relations, the Bureau conducted a seriesFile Size: KB.

The recent empirical evidence on the relationship between innovation and productivity in firms is then surveyed. The conclusion is that there are substantial positive impacts of product innovation on revenue productivity, but that the impact of process innovation is more ambiguous, suggesting some market power on the part of the firms being.

Organisational productivity is about assessing and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of public and private sector organisations. Four productivity models are explained and linked to a wide range of productivity improvement methodologies.Freeman and Perez's conception of techno-economic paradigm is much wider than "clusters" of innovations or even of "technology systems"; it refers to "a combination of interrelated product and process, technical, organisational and managerial innovations, embodying a quantum jump in potential productivity and opening up an unusually wide range.