Productivity Awareness Week, May 14-18-Productivity key to prosperity


12-May-2012

Productivity is the key to prosperity, which in turn is an indicator of a country’s potential for economic growthThe objective of the Productivity Awareness Week, organised by the Ministry’s Productivity Section in collaboration with partners, is to sensitise, promote and raise awareness on productivity and quality related issues.

The Productivity Awareness Week will sensitise employers, employees, students and the public at large through other planned productivity awareness events as follows:

• Productivity workshop to promote understanding and improve awareness of what productivity is, its role and significant in economic and social development;

• Public speaking competition to educate and sensitise students on the concept of productivity;

• Media programmes through radio and TV spots, newspaper articles to disseminate tips on work improvement schemes;
• Installation of billboards in strategic locations to communicate productivity messages;

• Competition for best productive workplace to showcase the application of different productivity schemes;

• Profiling successful businesses due to high productivity.

This will be done through the launch of a conference in the STC conference room, Latanier road on May 14 under the theme “Bouze, Annou Travay”.

The theme calls on employers and workers to do their part to increase productivity, to double their efforts, to increase productivity and to adopt best practices in workplaces to achieve this goal. 

Productivity is the key to prosperity, which in turn is an indicator of a country’s potential for economic growth in the short or medium term, the ministry said.

“In the new Seychelles we have to inculcate a culture of hard work if we want to progress in the future, we have to work hard for the country to improve the quality of life and the prosperity of the country,” a ministry spokesperson said.

“Enhancing productivity is the primary means of raising prosperity, so let us work hand in hand to boost productivity in workplaces ‘Striving for our Seychelles’,” the spokesperson added.

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