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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 5, May 2016 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Risk Of Loss Of Productivity In Workplaces

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AUTHOR(S)

Wafi Assiri

 

KEYWORDS

Loss of productivity, Low productivity impacts, managing loss of productivity, Raising productivity, Risk assessment, Scrum framework.

 

ABSTRACT

In every organization there exist some unavoidable cost when running any business. However, these costs can be minimized by managing the factors that contribute to increased business cost and finding ways to prevent risks before they occur. This paper examines one of these factors which is loss of productivity in the workplace. The paper examines the risks of loss of productivity, what causes these risks and in what ways will the business be affected by them. This paper also present the various ways a business can manage the risks by providing ways on how the business can prepare for any incidents with regards to the risks. And because itís impossible to manage anything that you canít measure, ways in which productivity can be measured have been addressed. Finally, the paper addresses ways in which the business can improve itsí workplace productivity to achieve the business goals and ensure continuity of the business.

 

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