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Productivity Implications of Repurposing and Covid-19 Impacts and Responses

Productivity Implications of Repurposing and Covid-19 Impacts and Responses

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2021) Productivity Implications of Repurposing and Covid-19 Impacts and Responses. Effective Executive, XXIV (1). pp. 55-69. ISSN 0972-5172

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Abstract

Covid-19 lockdowns, local restrictions and resulting slowdowns and/or recessions have had many consequences. New ways of working, virtual operation and alternative business and organisational models have been more widely adopted and reviews of corporate purpose, policies and priorities have been undertaken. As a result of the pandemic and reimagining, reinvention, re-purposing, re-visioning, transition and transformation conversations, there may also be a need to discuss their consequences for the measurement of productivity and performance. There are differing national and sectoral impacts and various externalities, uncertainties and consequences of new and different ways of working and operating to consider. These can change over time. Assessments can reflect assumptions made. They should be comprehensive, balanced and allow time for new arrangements to settle. Responsible leaders should ensure that assessments of outputs, productivity and performance reflect externalities and address wider natural capital, environmental and social concerns and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Effective Executive is a quarterly peer reviewed journal of IUP (ISSN 0972-5172).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Productivity, productivity improvement, efficiency, productivity measurement, efficiency measurement, performance, performance improvement, performance measurement, externalities, assessment, balanced assessment, virtual operation, new ways of working, working from home, teleworking, remote working, new business models, Covid-19 pandemic, impacts of Covid-19 pandemic, responses to Covid-19 pandemic, environmental impacts, negative externalities, measuring consequences, assessing consequences, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW)
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group (LOB)
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Last Modified: 13 Aug 2021 11:30
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/32309

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