• PREFACE
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1 UK PRODUCTIVITY
  • Government policy: the five levers
  • British productivity: historical perspectives and sectoral analysis
  • Addressing Britain’s productivity gap
  • Conclusio
  • 2 SKILLS
  • Supply of skills
  • Skills utilisation
  • Implication
  • 3 A WORKPLACE PERSPECTIVE
  • Organisation of workplace efficiency
  • High involvement and high performance systems
  • Policies for promoting improvement
  • 4 POLICY IMPLICATIONS
  • National facilitating conditions
  • Three institutional levers
  • Concluding remarks
  • REFERENCES
  • NOTES