2016-2017 Business Consulting Services for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

By |September 1st, 2016|Categories: Productivity, SME|

Productivity and Innovation Lab (Pi Lab) of Niagara College School of Business, as part of its business productivity initiative, has received funding from Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) of National Research Council Canada (NRC) to [...]

Productivity in Canada: Concepts and Issues

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Productivity|

Productivity is an indicator that can be used to measure the economic performance of a worker, a business, an industry or a geographic region, such as a province or a country. This background paper summarizes [...]

To boost productivity, Canada needs to focus on innovation

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Productivity|

Canada’s economic growth will slow in the years ahead as a result of the country’s aging population. One critical way to offset the impact of aging demographics is through faster productivity growth, supported by enhanced [...]

Productivity into profits: A guide to digital technology adoption for SME productivity leaders

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Productivity|

Productivity into profits: A guide to digital technology adoption for SME productivity leaders To compete with foreign companies that produce goods at lower labour costs, Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to improve their [...]

Making Canada’s SMEs more productive

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

It is no secret that Canadian businesses have fallen far behind foreign counterparts in competitiveness. Despite ranking ninth in the world in terms of digitization (what Booz & Company calls the mass adoption of connected [...]

OECD: Canada needs to boost innovation and human capital to sustain living standards

By |July 31st, 2012|Categories: Creative, Design|Tags: , , |

13/06/12 - Canada has weathered the global economic crisis comparatively well but will have to become more productive to sustain its high standard of living, according to OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Canada. The report, presented [...]