Italy has stagnated for more than two decades, yet its politicians seem hardly aware of the source of the problem, let alone how to fix it.
Research shows that corporate wellness programs don't really work. If companies want to boost employee health they should consider designing the workplace to encourage the right behaviour.
The productivity gains businesses get some automating some jobs, aren't being passed on to workers in higher wages, evidence shows.
Research shows that coaching employees makes them feel valued and empowered, and builds better relationships with management.
There are different measures of productivity and the nature of the UK’s problem depends on which one we are looking at.
Academics argue that increasing amounts of R&D isn't translating into greater productivity. But the problem may lay elsewhere in the economy.
Worries about the loss of low-skilled labour risk obscuring a genuine flaw in the UK economy at the upper end of the scale.
Listening to your favourite album might not be the best idea if you've got something to do.
The development of robots' capacities and their increasing presence in companies isn't just a matter of technology. It also profoundly changes the strategies, structures and human skills required.
The Productivity Commission has released a mammoth report summarising several years worth of reccomendations.
Australia is increasingly a services-led economy. The health sector is not only a big employer, but health care is an important factor in worker productivity.
Workers are more productive than ever and earning the same amount. So shouldn't they be working less?
Employees increasingly want jobs that they care about and find fulfilling. Buddhism can help companies make this a reality.
It's better for the economy for more people to be married because of productivity and efficiency gains. This whole framework doesn't require people to be of the same or different sex.
There are huge benefits for trans people – and society – when they change their outward appearance to reflect their gender identity.
Historically, there have been numerous cultural manifestations of austerity that shed light on its enduring appeal.
By putting the users of buildings – people – at the centre of the process of designing buildings and infrastructure, we can create healthier, more human-centred spaces.
Spurring productivity growth requires innovation. Not just in products, but in our business models and management practices.
Bringing nature into the workplace can lead to a number of benefits, including reduced stress and increased creativity.
For a whole lot of workers in Australia, cutting a better pay deal is very hard.