Worker Productivity: Definition & Statistics


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How is productivity calculated?

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1. Why do we care about the trends in worker productivity?

2. Which of the following would NOT increase worker productivity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of worker productivity. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the way productivity is calculated and the variables that would increase worker productivity or output.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Productivity's calculation
  • Reasons we care about worker productivity trends
  • Variables that would increase worker productivity or output
  • Place we can find statistical information about productivity in the U.S. economy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about calculating worker productivity and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reasons we care about worker productivity trends
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about variables that would increase worker productivity or output

Additional Learning

To learn more about the economy, review the accompanying lesson titled Worker Productivity: Definition & Statistics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define worker productivity
  • Know how productivity is calculated
  • Tell at least three factors that impact productivity
  • Explain why we care about productivity
  • Describe where we can find statistical information about worker productivity