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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

Abstract

Purpose

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.

Design/methodology/approach

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

Findings

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.

Originality/value

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

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Citation

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. https://doi.org/10.1108/17410400810893374

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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