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

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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
In the press
Unlocking South Africa’s productivity potential for sustained competitiveness and economic growth beyond covid-19
In the press
Heritage Month and Productivity
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BT&R Programme: SMMEs Need Our Support Now

Productivity SA is committed to contributing towards the achievement of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, but to support Small, Medium & Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) post Covid-19, we must expand the Business Turnaround and Recovery (BT&R) Programme, a proven programme, designed to effectively solve business challenges, to save jobs and ensure SMME sustainability.

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World Productivity Day: Action is The Foundational Key To Success

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul Meyer

World Productivity Day is a worldwide observance on 20 June 2021 to enhance or improve productivity. Being actively productive at all times can be challenging, but at Productivity SA, we believe it’s a mindset that continuously aspires to better ways of accomplishing tasks and conducting business.

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BT&R Programme: SMMEs Need Our Support Now

Productivity SA is committed to contributing towards the achievement of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, but to support Small, Medium & Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) post Covid-19, we must expand the Business Turnaround and Recovery (BT&R) Programme, a proven programme, designed to effectively solve business challenges, to save jobs and ensure SMME sustainability.

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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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