Tag: Efficiency

Fastflow to fashion

The Burton Group is one of the largest fashion retailers in the UK, operating nearly 1,500 outlets and 92 department stores in high streets and shopping centres throughout the country. The Group...

Creating world class performance in a Jaguar assembly plant

In recent years, many UK manufacturing and service industries have transformed their production methods and processes. Businesses that have been at the leading edge of change have prospered, leaving their competitors behind....

Responsible production

Responsible production involves the production of goods and services in an ethical way which involves the minimisation of waste and pollution. In the past little thought was given to the way in...

Productive efficiency

Productive efficiency is measured by the number of units of output that can be produced from given quantities of inputs. Organisations depend upon the skills of their operations (production) managers. They need to...

Improving productivity

Productivity is the efficiency with which a firm converts inputs into outputs. Since staff represent the largest cost for many firms, labour productivity has special importance and vitally affects competitiveness. Example:                              Wage rate...

People in organisations

Introduction When you run a large organisation, you are likely to have a large number of employees. The Singapore Airlines Group has more than 29,000 employees. This large workforce comprises a diverse mix...
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