Productivity unveiled

The knowledge individual workers gained while working at the plant was quickly incorporated into the production process. Workers, together with plant managers, made adjustments to the assembly line based on what they learned, changes that benefited the next batch of workers and boosted overall productivity.

Has American productivity really slowed?

The labor productivity rate measures the amount of real GDP produced by an hour of labor. And in the United States, labor productivity has slowed sharply in recent years.