As analysis of the entire
database showed that much of the productivity variation could be explained
by the business sector of the customer company, differences in the factors
explaining productivity in the banking, insurance, manufacturing, wholesale/retail
and public administration sectors are examined in more detail.
Productivity equations that are useful both for estimating expected productivity at the start of a new project, as well as providing a benchmark for a completed project are given for each business sector.
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