This publication is another comprehensive source of reliable productivity data and analysis complementing the APO Productivity Databook. It provides a thorough exploration on the significant determinants of productivity and competitiveness of APO member economies, based on Porter’s National Diamond Framework parameters.
Innovative leadership, as distinct from traditional management, is required for the public sector to be more transparent, accountable, and engaged with citizens. This publication assesses the public sectors in APO members, proposes 10 key principles of leadership and steps for incorporating innovation and productivity at all levels, and provides resources and tools public-sector leaders can utilize now and in the future to improve service provision sustainably.
A comprehensive review, with numerous graphs and tables, of 50 years of the productivity movement in the Asia-Pacific by more than 40 experts plus their visions of how it will evolve in the face of rapid changes now occurring in almost every field. Published in tandem with a concise handbook.
The 7th edition in the series presents comparative data on productivity and economic growth covering 29 Asian economies and Australia, the EU, Turkey, and the USA as reference economies covering the 1970–2011. A new feature is the inclusion of total factor productivity calculations for Bangladesh for the first time.