Productivity and Performance Measurement

Kim Sundtoft Hald, Martin Spring

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This study explores conceptually how performance measurement as discussed in the literature, enables or constrains the ability to manage and improve productivity. It uses an inter-disciplinary literature review to identify five areas of concern relating productivity accounting to the ability to improve productivity: “Productivity representation”; “productivity incentives”, “productivity intervention”; “productivity trade-off or synergy” and “productivity strategy and context”. The paper discusses these areas of concern and expands our knowledge of how productivity and performance measurement are related. We encourage further inter-disciplinary operations
management studies to explore the identified areas empirically.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2017
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventThe 24th International Annual EurOMA Conference 2017: Inspiring Operations Management - Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Jul 20175 Jul 2017
Conference number: 24


ConferenceThe 24th International Annual EurOMA Conference 2017
LocationHeriot-Watt University
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • Productivity
  • Performance measurement
  • Literature review

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