Quotations that match 'productivity'.

Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading and writing that bears his name and brings literacy, independence, and productivity to the blind. Bob Ney
[ Bears Blind Braille Brings Code Created Dots His Independence Literacy Louis Name Productivity Raised Reading Writing]
We can no longer prosper by increasing human productivity. The more we try to do, the more poverty we will create. Paul Hawken
[ Create Human Increasing Longer More Poverty Productivity Prosper Try Will]
I remember very clearly at the first budget review having a pretty direct conversation with the head of manufacturing... We began to get huge improvements in productivity and responsiveness. I got a chance to see that firsthand. Rick Wagoner
[ Began Budget Chance Clearly Conversation Direct First Firsthand Get Got Having Head Huge Improvements Manufacturing Pretty Productivity Remember Responsiveness Review See Very]
I turned down a scholarship to Yale. The problem with college is that there's a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you'll never be successful. Shia LaBeouf
[ College Dice Down Mistake Never Preparation Prepare Problem Productivity Roll Scholarship Successful Tendency Turned Want Yale]
There's no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity. Gray Davis
[ Add America Been California Contribute Disproportionately Economic Four Growth Last Privileged Productivity Question Technological Three Years]
Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated. Major Owens
[ Ability Cannot Education Excitement Get Go Productivity Result Separated Student Students Together Want]
I was trying to figure out what to do next, I'd been accumulating ideas for productivity tools - software people could use every day, particularly to help organize their lives. Mitch Kapor
[ Accumulating Been Could Day Every Figure Help Ideas Lives Next Organize Out Particularly Productivity Software Their Tools Trying Use]
I was the one that brought it in, but not only for the north-east, for every area so we can develop all the regional economies, lift up the national productivity, get greater wealth and share it more evenly. John Prescott
[ Area Brought Develop Economies Evenly Every Get Greater Lift More National Only Productivity Regional Share Up Wealth]
Productivity is going to be a critical issue. And it's not just about getting more time for professors in the classroom. It involves reexamining the learning experience and restructuring faculty and the use of faculty time. Roy Romer
[ Classroom Critical Experience Faculty Getting Going Involves Issue Just Learning More Productivity Professors Restructuring Time Use]
In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create. Raoul Vaneigem
[ Always Been Confuses Create Desire Enemy Industrial Necessity Producing Productivity Society Which Work]
For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy economic success in Michigan, we defined it. Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's most productive companies, and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity. Jennifer M. Granholm
[ Broad Century Class Companies Created Defined Economic Enjoy Entrepreneurs Innovators Just Led Made Michigan Middle Most Our Productive Productivity Prosperity Success Sure Unions World]
The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization. Ken Blanchard
[ Depend Goals Group How Members Organization Own Productivity Relation See Seems Their Work]
I have always advocated for funding and programs that increase our productivity and competitiveness. George Allen
[ Advocated Always Competitiveness Funding Increase Our Productivity Programs]
Productivity and the growth of productivity must be the first economic consideration at all times, not the last. That is the source of technological innovation, jobs, and wealth. William E. Simon
[ Consideration Economic First Growth Innovation Jobs Last Must Productivity Source Technological Times Wealth]
The decree of a coercive tribunal would not need to conform to the true standard of wages, the final productivity of social labor. It would introduce into distribution a genuinely arbitrary element, with a very large ultimate power to pervert the natural system. John Bates Clark
[ Arbitrary Coercive Conform Decree Distribution Element Final Genuinely Into Introduce Labor Large Natural Need Pervert Power Productivity Social Standard System Tribunal True Ultimate Very Wages Would]
The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption. Robert Trout
[ Both Characteristics Consumption Demographic Depends Development Intellect Level Members Minimal Physical Potential Productivity Society Standard]
Nowadays, business is all about productivity - and our folks produce. John Hoeven
[ Business Folks Nowadays Our Produce Productivity]
War, famine, poverty and oppression of the workers will continue while woman makes life cheap. They will cease only when she limits her reproductivity and human life is no longer a thing to be wasted. Margaret Sanger
[ Cease Cheap Continue Famine Her Human Life Limits Longer Makes Only Oppression Poverty She Thing War Wasted While Will Woman Workers]
There is no single development, in either technology or management technique, which by itself promises even one order-of-magnitude improvement within a decade in productivity, in reliability, in simplicity. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
[ Decade Development Either Even Improvement Itself Management Productivity Promises Reliability Simplicity Single Technique Technology Which Within]
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager. Peter Drucker
[ Manager Productivity Responsibility Work Worker]
When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever. Menachem Mendel Schneerson
[ Filling Forever Irreplaceable Killed Lives Moment Opportunity Productivity Properly Purpose Sense Squandering Use Waste]
The 1980s will seem like a walk in the park when compared to new global challenges, where annual productivity increases of 6% may not be enough. A combination of software, brains, and running harder will be needed to bring that percentage up to 8% or 9%. Jack Welch
[ Annual Brains Bring Challenges Combination Compared Enough Global Harder Increases May Needed New Park Percentage Productivity Running Seem Software Up Walk Where Will]
Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Appears Bosses Capacity Choose Control Destroyed Even Leaders Motivation Organization Over Power Productivity Rather Than Though Well Work Worker Would]
We are now heading down a centuries-long path toward increasing the productivity of our natural capital - the resource systems upon which we depend to live - instead of our human capital. Paul Hawken Environmental
[ Capital Depend Down Heading Human Increasing Instead Live Natural Now Our Path Productivity Resource Systems Toward Upon Which]
Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite. Paul Gauguin
[ Activity Improving Increase Just Key Looking Opposite Output Productivity Result Stressing While]
The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth, or TFP growth. Toshihiko Fukui
[ Basis Capita Capital Comes Deepening Economic Factor Growth Mainly Per Productivity Sources Standard Tells Theory Total Two Us]
I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Carter Defeat Economic Election Factor Forth Inflation Know Low Political President Problems Productivity Rising Scientist Study These Things Unemployment Were]
We must speed up the deployment of broadband in order to bring high-speed data services to homes and businesses. The spread of information technology has contributed to a steady growth in U.S. productivity. Michael Oxley
[ Bring Broadband Businesses Contributed Data Deployment Growth High-Speed Homes Information Must Order Productivity Services Speed Spread Steady Technology Up]
The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity. Thomas J. Peters
[ Act Attention Deal Great Paying Positive Productivity Simple]
We couldn't be making as much money, if we had to deal with stranger behaviour. And right now, anybody who slows down our economic productivity, off they go. We have a place for them, the psychiatric institution. That's the main thing, they slow things down. Chester Brown
[ Anybody Behaviour Deal Down Economic Go Had Institution Main Making Money Much Now Off Our Place Productivity Psychiatric Right Slow Slows Stranger Them Thing Things]
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. Paul J. Meyer
[ Accident Always Commitment Effort Excellence Focused Intelligent Never Planning Productivity Result]
In the last 5 years, American employers have lost over $150 billion of productivity to depression alone. That is more than the GDP of 28 different States during the same period. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Alone American Billion Depression Different During Employers Gdp Last Lost More Over Period Productivity Same States Than Years]
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before. Franz Kafka
[ Able Before Being Never Productivity Things Were]
The challenge to our national economies and the collective economy of Europe will become - with the growth of China and the continuing productivity growth of the US - even more intense in the decades to come. John Hutton
[ Become Challenge China Collective Come Continuing Decades Economies Economy Europe Even Growth Intense More National Our Productivity Us Will]
Trade helps bring us products cheaply, but there is no guarantee whatsoever to assume that it will allow us to replace the jobs that have been lost, and there is no mechanism under productivity that says that, either. Tim Bishop
[ Allow Assume Been Bring Cheaply Either Guarantee Helps Jobs Lost Mechanism Productivity Products Replace Says Trade Under Us Whatsoever Will]
I think we spend too much on K-12 education a.k.a. teachers' salaries. It's the only industry where you never see any productivity increases. Peter Brimelow
[ Any Education Increases Industry Much Never Only Productivity Salaries See Spend Teachers Think Too Where]
I believe in an America in which the fruits of productivity and prosperity are shared by all, by workers as well as owners, by those at the bottom as well as those at the top; an America in which the sacrifices required by national security are shared by all, by profiteers in the back offices as well as volunteers on the front lines. Theodore C. Sorensen
[ America Back Believe Bottom Front Fruits Lines National Offices Owners Productivity Prosperity Required Sacrifices Security Shared Those Top Volunteers Well Which Workers]
As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence. Alex Campbell
[ Come Concerned Consequence Convertible Excellence Into Magnitude Mean More Only Paper Power Productivity Profit Progress Prosperity Quality Rather Simply Size Standards Than Which]
A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity. Mary Garden
[ Anger Anything Creativity Else Emotion Get Had Into More Moving Off Productivity Roused Set Stuck Than Things Wonderful]
NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity. John F. Kerry
[ Based Competing Creating Economy Future Globalization High-Wage Job Jobs Low-Level Nafta New Our Productivity Reality Recognizes Skills Technology Today Wage]
You don't have a very motivated working class, it starts to affect the dynamics of the economy. If workers are disenchanted and disenfranchised, productivity losses will go along with that. James Sinegal
[ Affect Along Class Disenchanted Disenfranchised Dynamics Economy Go Losses Motivated Productivity Starts Very Will Workers Working]
Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation. Larry Elder
[ Allows Benefits Causes Companies Consumers Cost Costs Creation Economic Expansion Globalization Goods Increases Job Lower Manufacturing Outsourcing Productivity Reduce Reduces Services Unemployment]
A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens. Tim Holden
[ Citizens Deployment Economic Educational Growth Impact Indicate Information International Nation National Our Productivity Social Studies Substantial Success Technology Variety Well]