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Houston, Texas, 77024
800-776-9676, 713-681-4020, 713-681-8578
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APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center) is a member-based nonprofit and one of the world’s leading proponents of business benchmarking, best practices, and knowledge management research. We follow our mission to help organizations around the world improve productivity and quality by discovering effective methods of improvement, broadly disseminating findings, and connecting individuals with one another and with the knowledge they need to improve.

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Productivity and Quality with Performance Measures ... - APQC
Improve productivity and quality today with APQC - a global leader in business benchmarking and best practices for organizations in all industries.
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APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center) helps organizations work smarter, faster, and with greater confidence. It is the world’s foremost authority in benchmarking, best practices, process and performance improvement, and knowledge management.
Multitasking: Switching costs
Doing more than one task at a time, especially more than one complex task, takes a toll on productivity. Although that shouldn't surprise anyone who has talked on the phone while checking E-mail or talked on a cell phone while driving, the extent of the problem might come as a shock. Psychologists ...
What is productivity? definition and meaning ...
A measure of the efficiency of a person, machine, factory, system, etc., in converting inputs into useful outputs.. Productivity is computed by dividing average output per period by the total costs incurred or resources (capital, energy, material, personnel) consumed in that period.Productivity is a critical determinant of cost efficiency.
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American Orthodontics began manufacturing orthodontic supplies in 1968. From its foundation, the company sought to be the industry leader in product quality and customer service as well as a community leader, offering safe and rewarding employment. Today, American Orthodontics' products are recognized around the world for their innovative designs and precise tolerances, and the company ...
Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime - Scientific American
Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime. Research on naps, meditation, nature walks and the habits of exceptional artists and athletes reveals how mental breaks increase productivity, replenish attention, solidify memories and encourage creativity
Productivity Growth by Major Sector, 1947-2017. Bar Chart
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Office of Productivity and Technology, PSB Suite 2150, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212-0001
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