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  • The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 15 – The 6 Factors and Traditional Organisational Models

    Over the course of the study and the chapters set out here, our team have realised the power of the 6 factors of knowledge worker productivity.   Our executive team at Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) have exposed the research to many senior leaders from the United Kingdom (UK), Holland and the United States of America

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 14 – Using the 6 Factors to Make a Difference in Workplace Productivity

    So by now you’ve got a good handle on the 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity, why they are important and how you can orientate everything in an organisation to achieve a significant increase in workplace productivity.   Performance Management and Measuring Productivity Performance management and productivity measurement are key to business success. As they

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 13 – The 6 Factors and Workplace Technology

    So we’ve talked about how space could support the 6 factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity. In this chapter we’re going to take a look at the way we can use workplace technology to support your knowledge workers. Increasingly, workplace technology is freeing us to make new choices about where, when and how we perform tasks.

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 12 – The 6 Factors and Workplace Design

    The 6 Factors Knowledge Worker Productivity describe a sort of ‘social infrastructure’. Fundamentally what we’re saying is that where organisations or units depend on creativity, ingenuity and knowledge for their business success, the 6 factors are vital in releasing the energy, commitment and insights of individuals and organisations and focusing it on business goals. Workplace

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 11 – The 6 Factors, Leaders and Culture

    In the previous chapters I’ve outlined the 6 factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity and tried to give you a sense of why they matter. The 6 factors are frighteningly simple and some would say obvious, but they are based on a concrete review of studies undertaken all over the world, and for the first time

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 10 – Making Sense of the 6 Factors

    The 6 factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity, as outlined in the earlier chapters have been derived through a scientifically robust review of over 800 research studies. The papers were published in English, the lingua franca of scientific research and the studies were undertaken in many leading academic institutions across the world. We believe that our

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 9 – Factor 6 – Trust

    Here’s the 6th and final factor: Trust.  I hope by now you are beginning to get an overall view of how all these factors link. Knowledge Worker Productivity is simple with the right ingredients and methods. I’ll be talking more about that in the next article.     Trust in the Workplace ‘Trust: The firm

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 8 – Factor 5 – External Communication

    From their review of over 800 papers our researchers identified 6 factors that are associated with Knowledge Worker Productivity. Whilst most of the research related to the productivity of Knowledge Worker teams, many of the findings can be translated to apply to organisations, divisions or units. Here’s the fifth factor: External communication.     External

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 7 – Factor 4 – Vision / Goal Clarity

    From their review of over 800 papers our researchers identified 6 factors that are associated with Knowledge Worker Productivity. Most of the research related to the productivity of Knowledge Worker teams, but many of the findings can be translated to apply to organisations, divisions or units. Here’s the fourth factor: Vision and Goal Clarity  

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 6 – Factor 3 – Information Sharing and Transactive Memory System

    We’re on to the 3rd factor that our research team identified as being associated with Knowledge Worker Productivity performance through their review of over 800 papers. Most of the research related to the productivity of Knowledge Worker teams, but many of the findings can be translated to apply to organisations, divisions or units. Here’s the

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 5 – Factor 2 – Perceived Supervisory Support

    From their review of over 800 papers our researchers identified 6 factors that are associated with Knowledge Worker Productivity. Most of the research related to the productivity of Knowledge Worker teams, but many of the findings can be translated to apply to organisations, divisions or units. Here’s the second factor: Perceived Supervisory Support.    

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 4 – Factor 1 – Social Cohesion

    In answering our second research question:  What is known in the world’s academic research about the factors associated with Knowledge Worker Productivity? From their review of over 800 papers our researchers identified 6 factors that are associated with Knowledge Worker performance. Most of the research related to the productivity of Knowledge Worker teams, but many

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 3 – Measuring Knowledge Worker Productivity…it’s not what it seems

    Many researchers around the world have been in search of a ‘Holy Grail’ measurement of Knowledge Worker Productivity for many years. Whilst the measurement of work in manufacturing and service organisations is relatively straightforward using measures of output per unit of resource like ‘calls per agent per hour’ or ‘units per week’ or ‘cost per unit’, these are increasingly in appropriate for Knowledge based businesses and in fact have a potential to destroy corporate value.

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 2 – When is a worker a Knowledge Worker?

    Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers As we continue into Knowledge Worker Productivity, it is appropriate to define what a knowledge worker is. The term ‘Knowledge work’ was originally coined by the great Peter Drucker in 1956. Even back then he saw the emergence of new forms of organisation that relied on the creativity, ingenuity and

    The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity: Chapter 1 – Beyond Agile Working

    Whilst the world has focused heavily on the asset productivity of offices over the last 30 years, reducing the cost of offices per head, often using agile working as a tool for achieving this, it’s becoming clear that the mobility afforded by the latest technology products can be used to aid Knowledge Worker Productivity.

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