Defining Productivity

by Robert L. Sprengler, (M.ASCE), Manager of Branch Offices; Bakke, Kopp, Ballou & McFarlin, Inc., LeSueur, Minn.,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1984, Vol. 54, Issue 8, Pg. 62


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The writer states that effectiveness, not efficiency, is the key to productivity. Efficiency is measured by how fast a task is accomplished. Effectiveness is determined by the importance of the task. The key to effectiveness lies in knowledge, commitment to grow, and visualization.

Subject Headings: Efficiency | Productivity

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