productivity


productivity
noun
ADJECTIVE
high, low
enhanced, greater, improved, increased, maximum
improving, increasing, rising
decreased, lost, reduced

The strike took a heavy toll in lost productivity.

It cost the company $25 million in reduced productivity.

agricultural, economic, industrial, manufacturing
employee, labour/labor, personal, worker
overall
… OF PRODUCTIVITY
level

Farmers are struggling to maintain a level of productivity that generates an acceptable income.

VERB + PRODUCTIVITY
boost, enhance, improve, increase, raise
maximize
decrease, reduce
lose

Organizations today just can't afford to lose productivity.

maintain

the key strategies for maintaining the productivity of American workers

affect

the mechanisms through which investment in information technology affects productivity and growth

measure

Few employers measure employee productivity.

PRODUCTIVITY + VERB
go up, grow, improve, increase, rise, soar

Productivity is growing at a very healthy rate.

slow, slow down
decline, decrease, drop, fall, go down
PRODUCTIVITY + NOUN
level
boom (AmE), enhancement (AmE), gains, growth, improvement, increase
PHRASES
a decline in productivity, a reduction in productivity
a gain in productivity, an improvement in productivity, an increase in productivity
growth in productivity

Wage increases outpaced growth in productivity.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.