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(prō′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē, prŏd′ək-)
1. The quality of being productive.
2. Ecology The rate at which photosynthesizing or chemosynthesizing producers form organic substances that can be used as food by consumers.
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the amount of material in terms of BIOMASS or energy generated in a given time in an ECOSYSTEM over and above the STANDING CROP.
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The researchers produce estimates of total factor productivity, as opposed to labour productivity, because it measures the productivity of all factors of production, including capital and intermediate inputs.
The engine, developed in-house by Dubai Customs, uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost productivity, reduce costs and make clients happier and more satisfied towards the fulfilments of Dubai bold plans and vision.
Research productivity has been characterized as the connection between the outputs produced by a framework and the sources of information given to make that productivity.
The puzzle of slower productivity growth in advanced economies in a period of rapid technological change has intrigued many researchers.
One perspective argues that slow productivity growth is at least partly a mirage.
Green productivity is a dynamic strategy to harmonize economic growth and environmental protection for sustainable development.
The PS1.36bn gap was calculated by identifying the difference in productivity between SMEs which introduce productivity-improving measures and those that have considered but haven't yet implemented them.
Classified by major industry, 31 percent productivity programs were carried out in the manufacturing industry.
This hint was dropped at the 2nd Productivity Promotion Seminar on Application of Japanese KAIZEN Concept for Productivity Improvement in Nigeria, held on Friday in Lagos.
Iftikhar Hussain said, APO has been conducting Green Productivity course since 1990s which addresses both productivity and sustainability needs.
The labour productivity figure fell by 0.1% in the second quarter of the year, but was down by 1.3% in manufacturing, said the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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