Focus On Productivity Bearing Fruit

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The Productivity Council’s 2017 mission to “de-mystify” productivity in an effort to encourage behavioural change seems to be bearing fruit, with an increasing number of Barbadians reporting that they are striving to be more productive. This is according to Productivity Officer at the Council, Jannell Arthur, who said that since 2017 was designated the National Year of Productivity, many Barbadians, …

Planting Pride Moves To Christ Church

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

The Planting Pride initiative will move to Christ Church this month, when a number of trees are planted at Deighton Griffith Secondary School, Kingsland, tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tomorrow’s ceremony will be the first to take place at a secondary school, and will be addressed by Principal, Anthony Alleyne; and National Coordinator of the Community independence …

Planting Pride Moves To St. Peter

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Planting Pride initiative will move to St. Peter this month, when a number of trees are planted at Roland Edwards Primary School, Battaley’s, tomorrow,  Friday, March 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m. A partnership between The Productivity Council and the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat, the Planting Pride initiative has as its theme: Securing Productivity Through our Communities. It represents an …

“Planting Pride” In St. Thomas Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Another set of trees will be planted next week, this time in St. Thomas, when the Planting Pride initiative is taken there. The trees will be planted on Monday, February 27, at Sharon Primary School, during a brief ceremony, beginning at 9:30 a.m. A partnership between The Productivity Council and the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat, the Planting Pride initiative has …

Sign Up For Productivity Sessions

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians will soon have another opportunity to receive valuable personal tips on how to improve their productivity when six Getting Everyone To Understand Productivity (GET UP) sessions are held. The Productivity Council will host the half-day workshops every Wednesday from February 15 to March 22, commencing at 9:00 a.m. Persons interested in participating should call Tara Parris at 535-5901. Some …

Sinckler: Discussions On Productivity Coming

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(From left to right) Chairman of The Productivity Council, Dr. Akhentoolove Corbin; Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler and Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, chatting at the media launch and cocktail reception for the 2017 National Year of Productivity, at Baobab Tower on Friday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) There could be an …

Incentive Programmes Get Thumbs Up

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Barbadian employers have been told that implementing an employees’ incentive programme can be a great way to increase productivity in the workplace. This advice came last Friday from Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, as she delivered the feature address at the Media Launch and Cocktail Reception to launch the National Year …

2017 The Year Of Productivity

Sharon Austin Ministry News

There is a drive on to make Barbadians more productive, with 2017 being designated the National Year of Productivity. This disclosure has come from Productivity Officer at The Productivity Council, Jannell Arthur, who is also coordinating the year. GET UP! (Getting Everyone To Understand Productivity) is the theme of the 12-month initiative, which begins this month. Ms. Arthur underscored the …