Examples of productivity in a Sentence
The country has low agricultural productivity.
The company is looking for ways to improve worker productivity.
There has been an increase in productivity.
Recent Examples of productivity from the Web
Pay gains may be weak in part because one crucial ingredient for economic growth -- worker productivity -- has been sluggish.
Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for May, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for April, 10 a.m.
Indeed, providing modest increases linked to greater productivity was how the minimum wage worked for many years until the 1970s, when federal laws backed by corporate interests shifted away from regular hikes and many states followed suit.
The nation's population is not growing at a pace to maintain robust productivity in a sustainable way.
Norfolk Southern reported nearly $1.7 billion in net income last year with $250 million in productivity savings, and coal revenues of $1.5 billion, down 18 percent.
And the wage and productivity growth that’s happened hasn’t been significant enough or speedy enough.
A beekeeper can salvage a dead colony, but doing so comes at labor and productivity costs.
Tech wizards (and normal people) use small doses to boost productivity throughout their workdays, a practice commonly called microdosing.
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First Known Use of productivity
PRODUCTIVITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of productivity for English Language Learners
: the rate at which goods are produced or work is completed
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