Tag Archives: Productivity

Another Reason Business People Need to Manage their Attorneys: The Legal Industry’s Definition of “Productivity” Drives Unnecessary Work

The attorney’s definition of “productivity”? How many hours did I bill the client and get paid for? It’s that simplistic. And it’s that one-sided — in favor of the lawyer — and against the client. Consequently — according to conventional … Continue reading

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Increase Productivity as a Solo Attorney

There are plenty of great things about being a solo attorney, including setting your own hours, your own dress code (Captain America t-shirt and jeans), and going with your gut and calling the shots. At the same time, the life … Continue reading

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Trade-Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, IT, and Productivity

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Nicholas Bloom (Stanford), Mirko Draca (LSE), and John Van Reenen (LSE) have an interesting paper on Trade-Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, IT, and Productivity. ABSTRACT: We examine the impact of… … Continue reading

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Competition and Innovation: Pushing Productivity Up or Down?

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Erik Brouwer and Henry van der Wiel (both Tilburg University) ask about Competition and Innovation: Pushing Productivity Up or Down? ABSTRACT: This paper examines the relationship between competition, innovation and productivity for the Netherlands. We… … Continue reading

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