AI may not be a productivity revolution

By |2021-09-22T09:23:20+00:00September 25th, 2021|

There have been quite a few claims over the last five years that artificial intelligence (AI) will result in huge gains in productivity.   These huge gains don’t, though, seem to be arriving any time soon. When one looks back at the claims, many have been put out by AI start up companies keen to laud AI

18th World Productivity Congress, Bahrain (2017)

By |2020-11-05T19:56:07+00:00April 4th, 2017|

New Roads to Innovation & Higher Productivity Date: 2nd-4th April 2017 This was the first visit to the Middle East and the Gulf region by WCPS and the World Productivity Congress. The overall Congress theme was New Roads to Innovation & Higher Productivity. Congress Patron was His Highness Shaikh Mohamed bi Mubarak Al Khalifa, Deputy

17th World Productivity Congress, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (2015)

By |2020-11-12T20:36:55+00:00October 22nd, 2015|

Big Data Analytics for Productivity Date: 19th-22nd October 2015 This Congress was run in partnership with the Big Data conference from October 19-22, 2015 on the theme of Big Data Analytics for Productivity. Programme   Former Chairman of the Chinese Association of Productivity Science - Wang Maolin   Chinese Association for Productivity Science

16th World Productivity Congress, Antalya, Turkiye (2010)

By |2020-11-05T19:57:35+00:00November 5th, 2010|

Creating a Socially, Economically and Environmentally Responsible World Date: 2nd-5th November 2010 The theme for the XVIth Congress in Antalya, Turkiye (from 2nd – 5th November) was: Productivity at the Crossroads: Creating a Socially, Economically and Environmentally Responsible World The Congress was - for the first time held in partnership with the European Productivity Conference

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

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