labour intensiveness

labour intensiveness

the extent to which labour is used in the PRODUCTION of goods and services. Where labour is relatively cheap and capital is comparatively expensive then firms will be inclined to use large amounts of labour in their production processes. See CAPITAL LABOUR RATIO. Compare CAPITAL INTENSIVENESS.
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However, this technique of GC/MS is not so eminently suitable for routine clinical analysis, but has better applications as a screening tool of prohibited compounds in dietary supplements or urinary metabolites because of the high labour intensiveness, high cost and relatively poor sensitivity.
The previous solid, fibre-reinforced plastics doors were heavy and required long lead times because of their labour intensiveness.
The ranking of unskilled-skilled labour intensiveness is: traditional non-traded, traditional traded, manufacturing and R&D.
Mullis (1992) expresses the problem of labour intensiveness during check-in and the difficulty in cataloguing.
The apparent increase in labour intensiveness of production implies a sixth year running of negative or negligible productivity growth, although the jobs growth should contribute positively to household incomes and tax revenues.
His efforts were described thus by Rachel Tant, curator of the Turner Prize competition: "The lengthiness and labour intensiveness of the pilgrimage provided a kind of buttress against the pressures of modernity, mass production and global capitalism.
Owing to the increased labour intensiveness of modern medicine, the workforce had doubled by the 1980s, although the number of beds had been drastically reduced owing to the run-down of the mental hospitals made possible by community care and new forms of drug treatment.
Although both corset factories were located in the central area fringe, at least one of them was just across the street from CBD clothing industry factories of equal size, labour intensiveness, low-wage jobs and a high percentage of female workers.
Higher value addition, more labour intensiveness, export orientation and induction of new entrepreneurs have been the basic considerations governing the priorities for sanctioning projects.