Part 1/3 to South Africa’s Economic Recovery Plan

Since the advent of South Africa’s democracy in 1994, policies and programmes were introduced to transform the economy and...

Prepare for Productivity Transformation in the Digital Workplace

The world has been preparing for the digital shift for years, and the pandemic finally tipped the scale. There’s...

Meet the maverick Chairman of the Productivity SA Board: Prof Mthunzi Mdwaba

Professor Mthunzi Mdwaba has been serving as the Productivity SA chairman since 2015 and holds a BA degree in...

Unlocking South Africa’s productivity potential for sustained competitiveness and economic growth beyond covid-19

There is no denying that the global COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on the South African economy...

Heritage Month and Productivity

September is Heritage Month in South Africa. Thanks to Heritage Day that is celebrated on the 24th of September,...
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Part 1/3 to South Africa’s Economic Recovery Plan
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Prepare for Productivity Transformation in the Digital Workplace
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Meet the maverick Chairman of the Productivity SA Board: Prof Mthunzi Mdwaba
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Unlocking South Africa’s productivity potential for sustained competitiveness and economic growth beyond covid-19
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Heritage Month and Productivity
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SCORE: Better working conditions and improved productivity

South Africa’s overall productivity growth, which is the key driver of long-term competitiveness and economic performance, is low. The changing nature and future of work influenced by rapid globalisation and technological advancements and the current pandemic aggravate global competition, job cuts, and declining consumer spending, especially in South Africa’s clothing and textile manufacturing sector.

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Part 1/3 to South Africa’s Economic Recovery Plan

Since the advent of South Africa’s democracy in 1994, policies and programmes were introduced to transform the economy and the labour market. We experienced a gradual growth averaging 3.3% from then until 2008. However, in recent years, the momentum and progress have slowed considerably due to partial structural challenges, weak growth and the 2008-2009 global financial crisis.

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Productivity within a context of human rights
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Productivity within a context of human rights

How Productivity Affects Human Rights

South Africa celebrates Human Rights Day on 21 March annually. We commemorate those who fought for our liberation and the rights we enjoy today. These rights include equality, human dignity, freedom of movement and residence, language and culture, and life, which applies to every South African citizen.

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Lockdown Restrictions Eased: How Do We Become More Competitive?
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The lifting of restriction and return of key economic sectors – what does it mean for productivity?

Lockdown Restrictions Eased: How Do We Become More Competitive?

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on 11 February 2021, announcing a number of restrictions that are being eased under the adjusted Level 3 of the lockdown. He announced that beaches be reopened and that the sale of alcohol by licensed premises for off-site consumption is permitted from Mondays to Thursdays from 10 am to 6 pm, and on-site consumptions at restaurants are allowed until 10 pm, subject to social distancing and health protocols.

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employee engagement trends in the office
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4 Employee Engagement Trends to Consider for 2021

Let’s grasp the fact that business success can’t happen without employee engagement…  Employee engagement is a proactive way forward for any business and done right, will have a positive impact on the whole organisation, but what are the latest trends in employee engagement? Employee engagement is a timeless priority for any business, and when you’re able to get it right, the positive impact echoes across the whole organisation. The value of engaged employees has adapted to the effects of the global pandemic, economic uncertainty, and even political anxieties. These workplaces have evolved to stay competitive and even thrive in challenging circumstances.

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Prepare for Productivity Transformation in the Digital Workplace

The world has been preparing for the digital shift for years, and the pandemic finally tipped the scale. There’s no denying it, the future of work is adaptable, flexible and involves the considered use of technology. Many organisations realise that their response to change will be vital in staying productive and relevant – and as a result, some clear digital workplace trends are emerging.

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Looking for ways to improve employee productivity in 2021?

2020 represented a turning point for most businesses, and the profound implications of Covid-19 lasted longer than many thought possible. Measuring the productivity of your company or department this year allows you to make operational changes, adding employees and equipment to meet deadlines specifically. Understanding the productivity level of your workforce allows you to gauge overall efficiency, and there are a variety of manners to measure productivity in order to achieve a higher growth rate.

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