Our second six-monthly survey reveals that much of the answer to improving organisational productivity in Australia lies in the hands of employers.
As Australia languishes in the productivity doldrums, the blame is being cast on everything from the Fair Work Act, to lack of investment in education and training, as well as new technologies.
As Wave 2 of The Ernst & Young Australian Productivity Pulse™ (the Pulse) reveals, much of the answer is in employers’ hands. A third of Australia’s workforce falls below national productivity average – costing business up to $41.3 billion every year.1
As part of the second six-monthly Pulse, a new Ernst & Young worker productivity scale identifies Australian workers as belonging to one of four different groups from “highly productive” through to “unproductive”, with each group identifiable through a number of key characteristics.
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