How can nations improve their low rate of productivity growth? The solution to this universal problem is to be found only through a complex systematic and painstaking process. This volume tackles the problem of productivity improvement from a societal or national perspective rather than the perspective of a single producing entity. Societal productivity affects every policy problem, including defence, inflation/unemployment, crime, civil liberties, and health. Dealing with productivity in terms of the key elements of land, labour, capital, management, and organization, Holzer and Nagel have collected essays that define key questions or considerations, explore the subtleties of derivative productivity improvement programmes, and offer conclusions as to pragmatic policy development and implementation. Productivity and Public Policy is published in cooperation with the Policy Studies Organization.Holzer, Marc is the author of 'Productivity and Public Policy - Stuart S. Nagel - Hardcover' with ISBN 9780803921290 and ISBN 0803921292.