Increasing productivity

Jul 29, 2013

Q. Which of the following would be the most effective way to increase productivity in Australian workplaces?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Full time workers

Part time workers

 

30 Jul 12

More flexibility for businesses in how they employ and manage workers

23%

16%

30%

16%

28%

20%

21%

More input from workers into how businesses are managed

15%

18%

14%

18%

16%

17%

17%

Invest more in skills and education

32%

39%

28%

31%

27%

38%

35%

Invest more in technology and innovation

8%

12%

5%

12%

8%

10%

8%

Stop Government assistance to industries so that they are forced to be productive or close

12%

7%

16%

11%

13%

9%

10%

Don’t know

9%

8%

7%

11%

7%

6%

9%

32% think investing more in skills and education is the most effective way to increase productivity, 23% favour more flexibility for businesses in how they employ and manage workers and 15% nominated more input from workers into how businesses are managed.

These figure are very similar to those when this question was asked in July last year.

39% of Labor voters favour investing in skills and education while 30% of Liberal/National voters favour more flexibility for businesses in how they employ and manage workers.