Published on March 8, 2014
Audio Link: http://goo.gl/wxFnaa How to Help a Jamaican Come on Time Time-Based Productivity via Psychology and Engineering Francis Wade
Context – Low Productivity
Every functioning adult uses time management techniques – a system of habits, practices and rituals
The Cracks Time-based productivity lives in the cracks between academic departments • Psychology? Sociology? Management? Engineering? • Little research, no conferences, no journals, no departments, no funding, no follow-up work
Dr. Laurie-Ann Hellsten 2012 Literature Review “Currently no universally accepted definition of time management” “No agreement regarding the skills and behaviors that constitute time management”
“Between 1972 and 2007 the country’s labour productivity has been declining at an average annual rate of 1.5 per cent. ”
In Ecuador… Participacíon Ciudadana, the civic group behind the (punctuality) campaign, reckons that $724m (or 4.3% of GDP) each year. lateness costs Ecuador
We aren’t alone
24/7 Information Overload
You Time can’t be managed Seen Jamaicans become more productive after they migrate Is this psychology? Are very busy…
3 steps • Understand “the atom” – A Time Demand • How to View / Understand it • How it’s Handled – research results
Perceived Control of Time?
Step 1 Prospective Memory
Implementation Intentions DOUBLE
Memory Has Its Limits
Each Factory Has a “Widget”
What about timebased productivity?
The Widget: A Time Demand An individual commitment to complete an action in the future.
A time demand _______ …Is a discrete psychological object. …Includes the action to be taken. …Has a duration plus an estimated start / end time (i.e. metadata). …Has some pseudo-physical properties. …Doesn’t bother us when it’s well managed. …Disappears once its completed.
The “Simple” Model A Time Demand Moves Around
7 Fundamentals Acting Now Emptying Storing Tossing Capturing Scheduling Listing NewHabits-NewGoals 23
The Advanced Model A Time Demand Can’t Move! It’s a Mental Object
7 Fundamentals Actions In-action Decisions Habits Interruptions Time Demands
Data gathered: 74 Profiles NewHabits-NewGoals 26
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How to Help a Jamaican Come on Time? Hypothesis: Once you know your current profile, it’s easier to make changes
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