Group of employees Productivity should be defined as workers doing the right things, at the right times, and with the right tools in order to achieve set objectives in a timely manner. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Productivity means different things to different people. To some, productivity means finishing a given quantity of tasks within a set timeframe. A worker who finishes a hundred tasks, in this case, is considered to be more productive than a colleague who finishes 80 tasks, for example, the importance of the tasks completed notwithstanding.

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