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Managerial Issues in Productivity Analysis

  • Ali Dogramaci
  • Nabil R. Adam
Book

Part of the Studies in Productivity Analysis book series (SPAN, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. A. Dogramaci, N. R. Adam
      Pages 1-2
  3. Part One

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 3-3
    2. Peter K. Clark
      Pages 49-77
  4. Part Two

  5. Part Three

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf, James Logan, C. A. Knox Lovell
      Pages 185-214
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 242-245

About this book

Introduction

A. Dogramaci and N.R. Adam Productivity of a firm is influenced both by economic forces which act at the macro level and impose themselves on the individual firm as well as internal factors that result from decisions and processes which take place within the boundaries of the firm. Efforts towards increasing the produc­ tivity level of firms need to be based on a sound understanding of how the above processes take place. Our objective in this volume is to present some of the recent research work in this field. The volume consists of three parts. In part I, two macro issues are addressed (taxation and inflation) and their relation to produc­ tivity is analyzed. The second part of the volume focuses on methods for productivity analysis within the firm. Finally, the third part of the book deals with two additional productivity analysis techniques and their applications to public utilities. The objective of the volume is not to present a unified point of view, but rather to cover a sample of different methodologies and perspectives through original, scholarly papers.

Keywords

Manufacturing Manufacturing System Simulation calculus production

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Dogramaci
    • 1
  • Nabil R. Adam
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-4982-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8705-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4982-9
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