Micro to large manufacturers were recently introduced to the “Protool” a productivity measuring tool created by the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council.
The Protool will allow businesses to measure their productivity levels while providing qualitative and quantitative assessments of various business operations.
“Measuring productivity is important for any business” said the Director of National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC), Fiona Hinkson as she presented a productivity measuring tool called the Protool to the St. Lucia Manufacturers Association’s Annual General Meeting.
Micro to large businesses are members of the St. Lucia Manufacturers Association. Executive Director, Paula James said the Protool holds many benefits for the sector and the members.
“Right now we do not have a tool. The larger companies have systems in place to measure but the majority don’t have any way of measuring their productivity” Mrs. James added.
Compete Caribbean will be assisting the NCPC is creating an online application of the Protool for greater access and availability for businesses to measure their productivity. The Protool which was designed and created by the NCPC will be officially launched during Productivity Awareness Week, October 14-18, 2019.