Great Lakes Manufacturing Council

Productivity: by the numbers

There are some interesting perspectives that accompany this chart. Productivity is a fundamental component of economic growth.  As we read it, the productivity number is for the entire economy. We will see if we can surface comparable numbers for the manufacturing sectors. The issue of skilled workforce looms over every major economy. The Council's Talented Workforce Initiatve and recent forum highlighted organizations in Canada that are making an important difference in developing a skilled workforce.