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About productivityisourmiddlename

Productivity, in the business sense, is what my consulting company is all about, Jackson Productivity Research Inc., productivity is our middle name. Author of nine books so far, on Amazon. In both print and Kindle editions. Plant layout, time study, cost reduction, facility relocation and consolidation.

Amazon HQ 2, a final destination for the right reasons

The Amazon process to find HQ 2, as an integral part of their growth, has made headlines for more than a year. Now an excellent article on CNBC explores the site search process, what was done and why. This report … Continue reading

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Amazon cancelled its headquarters project in New York. So what does that mean for other organizations who also consider another location, in addition to or instead of?

Relax, you can gain major benefits other than incentives. While Amazon’s action may not be the last act in this particular drama, it does offer a good time to review why a company looks for a site in the first … Continue reading

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If Amazon can benefit from an expansion elsewhere, can your own organization benefit from that strategy as well?

Corporate relocation continues to be in the news, and you may well consider; if Amazon can benefit from an expansion elsewhere, how about your organization? You may ask, can my company improve our finances or logistics by changing geographical position; … Continue reading

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Production output issues, in mid 2018, within your control

Skills shortage, rising wages, need for qualified people and turnover get a lot of attention in mid 2018. But even in these sophisticated times, production and productivity still suffer some classic issues. The difference is that proven solutions are available; … Continue reading

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Tesla Model 3 Production Capacity

Capacity crunch at Tesla, the same as in your shop? By Jack Greene, Jackson Productivity Research Inc. Tesla has production capacity constraints according to news reports, within a major ramp-up of Model 3 output volume. And Tesla continues in the … Continue reading

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Amazon HQ2 and Corporate Facility Relocation Incentives

Amazon calls it HQ 2, and plenty of communities want to attract that facility. Here is a primer on the corporate relocation / incentives scene; what, how much, why, and how. Because your business may also want to explore a … Continue reading

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Priority, Pareto, and the Gorilla List

Someone has to set the priority for actions, and if management doesn’t do it the guy with the wrench in his hand, or the gal with the I Pad, will. What’s next, boss? The question may come up as soon … Continue reading

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