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Olivier Tirmarche: "A good part of the work within companies is useless"

2020-11-30T13:46:20.481Z

BOOK - From strategy to management tools, all facets of the company are combed through in The New Horizon of Productivity, the new book by Olivier Tirmarche.



It has been one of the most troubling mysteries in economic life for the past thirty years.

Despite rapid computerization and “disruptive” innovations, productivity gains are progressing less and less.

With the consequence of a weakening of material growth in all the most developed countries.

Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Solow summed up this paradox in a famous phrase:

"You can see the computer age everywhere, except in productivity statistics."

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Why is productivity stagnating in France?

At the same time, even within companies, it is only a question of the race for performance, performance objectives, and employees complain of stress and burn-out.

This large gap between two indisputable realities, the shortcomings of productive performance on the one hand and the intensification of work on the other, is the subject of the book by Olivier Tirmarche, doctor in sociology and consultant in business organization:

Le New Horizon of Productivity

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Source: lefigaro

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