What is productivity, really?pro·duc·tiv·i·ty /ˌprōˌdəkˈtivədē,ˌprädəkˈtivədē/The classic productivity definition is “a way to measure .” In an economic context, productivity is how to measure the output that comes from units of input.
Farming makes for a good example: One acre of land that produces 10 pumpkins? That’s not very productive. But one acre of land that produces 2,000 pumpkins?
That’s a much better return on your pumpkin planting.But what is productivity in our daily lives? It’s easy to produce theories and examples based on abstract units of work or numbers of plants, but your life isn’t a managed supply chain.