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George Elton Mayo

By |2020-11-04T20:09:51+00:00November 3rd, 2010|

Elton Mayo was born in Adelaide, South Australia on 26 December 1880 and died in Guildford, Surrey on 1 September 1949. He was the second child of a respected colonial family. Elton was expected to follow his grandfather into medicine, but failed at university studies and was sent to Britain. Here he turned to writing,

Charles E. Sorensen

By |2020-11-04T20:09:59+00:00November 2nd, 2010|

Charles E. Sorensen went with his parents to the USA from Denmark when he was four years old. His first job was at the Buffalo Stove factory, where he trained as a pattern maker and foundry man. His interest in casting was to remain with him all of his life. A firm of custom foundry-men

Frederick Winslow Taylor

By |2020-11-10T15:11:09+00:00November 1st, 2010|

Taylor was born in Germantown (now part of Philadelphia), Pennsylvania. In 1878, he began working at the Midvale Steel Company. As he rose to become foreman of the steel plant, he started to apply himself to thoughts about efficiency and productivity. These thoughts led to the development of what became known as "scientific management". In

15th World Productivity Congress, Sun City, South Africa (2008)

By |2020-11-05T20:56:28+00:00September 24th, 2008|

Competing in the global economy: Leading through productivity Date: 21st-24th September 2008 Tracks: Productivity Drivers Sustainable Enterprises Global Human Resource Migration Best Practices This Congress was organised in partnership with ProductivitySA, the National Productivity Centre of South Africa. The Sun City Declaration We the members of the global productivity community who have gathered in Sun

14th World Productivity Congress, Shenyang, China (2006)

By |2020-11-05T20:56:56+00:00October 10th, 2006|

Pursuing Sustainable & Scientific Growth in Productivity & Performance Date: 8th-10th October 2006 Honorary Chairman: Zeng Peiyan, Vice-Premier of the State Council of China Four Forums/Tracks: Globalization and the Development of Productivity Green Productivity and Competitiveness Urban Development and Regional Economy Learning From the Chinese Productivity Revolution This Congress

12th World Productivity Congress, Hong Kong/Beijing, China (2001)

By |2020-11-05T20:57:17+00:00November 10th, 2001|

Creating Wealth in the Connected Economy Date: 5th-10th November 2001 Part 1: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre Part 2: Beijing International Convention Centre 5th - 10th November, 2001 Patrons: Wen Jibao, Vice Premier, State Council, China The Hon. Tung Chee Hwa, Chief Executive HKSAR Government Key Speakers George H W Bush Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi,

11th World Productivity Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland (1999)

By |2020-11-05T20:57:40+00:00October 6th, 1999|

Re-Vitalising the Organisation Date: 3rd-6th October 1999 Edinburgh International Conference Centre 3rd - 6th October, 1999 Patron: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Key Speakers Sir Alan Langlands, Chief Executive, UK National Health Service Sir Tom Farmer, Chairman and CEO, Kwik-Fit David Poirier, Executive VP and CEO, Hudson Bay Company This Congress was organized in partnership

10th World Productivity Congress, Santiago, Chile (1997)

By |2020-11-05T20:58:02+00:00October 15th, 1997|

Productivity is the key to unlimited success at all human levels Date: 12th-15th October 1997 At the time, Scott Sink was President of WCPS, Jean Claude Lauzon was Chairman and Carl Thor was President of WAPS (elected at this Congress). Santiago Declaration We, the members of the World Confederation of Productivity Science and the World

9th World Productivity Congress, Istanbul, Turkey (1995)

By |2020-11-05T20:58:19+00:00June 7th, 1995|

New Visions And Strategies For The Next Century: People, Technology & Productivity Date: 4th-7th June 1995 Ciragan Palace, Hotel Kempinski, Istanbul June 4th - 7th, 1995 Honorary Congress President: H.E.Suleyman Demirel, President of the Republic of Turkey Key speakers Tor Dahl Dr. Curt Nicolin Dr. Gary Becker Registration Fee US$840 (early bird US$760) At the

8th World Productivity Congress, Stockholm, Sweden (1993)

By |2020-11-05T20:58:33+00:00May 27th, 1993|

The Market Economy - The Strategy for Growth Date: 23rd-27th May 1993 Patron: H.M.King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Key Speakers: H.E.Patricio Aylwin, President of Chile Mr. Carl Bildt, Prime Minister of Sweden Prof. Michael Porter Registration Fee: SEK8,125 583 participants plus 61 spouses and staff This Congress was organised in partnership with the Royal

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