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Published February 13, 2015

Finland: Employee-driven productivity enhancement proves beneficial for municipalities

Author's profile page: Kirsi Suomalainen
Lead, Communication and Public Affairs, Sitra
Kirsi Suomalainen is responsible for communications of the Digital Health HUB, Sustainable financial policy training and Working Life Prize.

A two-year-long project developing and testing an employee-driven approach to productivity improvement in local government organisations in Finland has shown significant results. In the five municipalities that took part in the project, productivity improved by €2.7 million or almost €1,000 per employee, per year. (Article by Lisa Tönnes Lönnroos in EurWork European Observatory of Working Life).

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