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MPM's productivity improvement project approach in provinces

Nurettin Peşkircioğlu (National Productivity Center of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey)

International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management

ISSN: 1741-0401

Article publication date: 25 July 2008




The aim of this paper is to summarise the characteristics of, and results from, a large‐scale project to promote productivity improvement throughout Turkey's provinces.


The paper describes the aims and approach of the project leading to a quantitative summary of outputs.


The Turkish Productivity Center (MPM), through the information gained by these projects, has been able to implement a range of productivity improvement projects at the regional and sector level in subsequent periods.

Practical implications

The paper acts as a useful model for other productivity support agencies which wish to create wide‐ranging intervention programmes at regional and national level.


The paper gives important details about the foreground and background activities involved in running a major national project.



Peşkircioğlu, N. (2008), "MPM's productivity improvement project approach in provinces", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 57 No. 6, pp. 440-448.



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