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public sector productivity

Performance-Based Incentives as a Motivator for Excellence

“Our people, through their taxes, provide the lifeblood of the government. They are the reason for the government’s very existence.” – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the National Budget for FY 2017   On July 20, 2012, Executive Order No. 80 directed the adoption of the Performance Based-Incentive System (PBIS), a nation-wide, integrated incentive system Read More

Government Best Practice Recognition 2019 (CALL FOR ENTRIES)

BACKGROUND The Government Best Practice Recognition (GBPR) is an initiative of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) to promote and showcase outstanding and innovative practices demonstrated by the public sector organizations. It is one of the Academy’s strategy responses to the rising call for public sector organizations to further enhance the quality of service Read More

Public Sector Productivity Initiatives in the Philippines

Public sector productivity is a crucial component in increasing national competitiveness. It is the responsibility of the governments to improve its own productivity, and at the same time, enable both public and private sector organizations to improve theirs. As the country’s national productivity organization, the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) is at the forefront Read More

The Philippines as the APO Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity

The Philippines as APO Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity The Asian Productivity Organization, an international governmental organization which aims to drive the productivity movement in Asia and the Pacific, has been implementing the Center of Excellence program which designates national productivity organizations in specialized fields in recognition of their initiatives and expertise.  A Read More

What Is Public Sector Productivity and Why It Matters

Productivity is commonly defined as the ratio of output in relation to the input required.  The inputs are labor, equipment, space and energy used, while the outputs are measured by counting the goods and services produced in terms of monetary value.  To raise productivity, the private sector either increases its outputs or decreases its inputs. Read More