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18 Jan 2022

Raising public-sector productivity is key to improved citizen satisfaction, enhanced trust in government, increased cost-effectiveness of programs, and better national economic competitiveness. A series of projects [Read More]

17 Jan 2022

While the world is recovering from COVID-19, 2022 is a cautiously optimistic year. As new variants emerge periodically, challenges and uncertainty are likely to endure. Nonetheless, [Read More]

13 Jan 2022

Anniversary Publication

The APO published Reason for Growth: 60 Years of Asian Productivity to mark its Diamond Jubilee and showcase the role that productivity has played in the [Read More]

11 Jan 2022

virtual workshop focusing on adopting Industry 4.0 applications

The ease of access to the internet and ICT, digitization, and usage of data have been identified as fundamental, effective ways to improve productivity and are [Read More]

7 Jan 2022

To satisfy their constituents and create public value, leaders and managers of public-sector organizations must be able to develop effective strategies and employ strategic management. Taking [Read More]

5 Jan 2022

Rice mechanization workshop

The APO assists member countries in adopting new and next-generation technologies and practices to enhance productivity and sustainability in agriculture by showcasing proven methods. Mechanization saves [Read More]

27 Dec 2021

The APO and NPO, Pakistan, encouraged innovation-led productivity growth through a workshop on Innovative Business Models for Industry 4.0

Digitization and applications of digital technologies are revolutionizing methods of production, distribution, marketing, and overall business management. They are also blurring the boundaries between business functions [Read More]

24 Dec 2021

The APO and NPC, India, held a virtual workshop focusing on Waste Management in Manufacturing SMEs through MFCA and Lean.

According to the APO Productivity Databook 2020, the manufacturing sector contributes significantly to the GDP of both developed and developing APO members. Manufacturing is also [Read More]

21 Dec 2021

“Fiji magic” was on full display on 10 December 2021. It was not about rugby, for which the island nation is world famous, but a celebration [Read More]

20 Dec 2021

The APO and KPC shared effective practices and learning from the ROK’s data governance experience with other countries from the Asia-Pacific.

Data governance in the public sector is a whole-of-government approach to creating, protecting, using, managing, and sharing data as a strategic asset, enabling informed decisions that [Read More]

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