Management attitudes towards gainsharing as a strategic tool for productivity improvement at a selected South African company
Zondo, Robert Dumisani
MetadataShow full item record
There is a lack of commitment and participation in productivity initiatives at shop floor level in South Africa and companies are faced with competitive challenges of promoting innovativeness relating to productivity improvement amongst employees. South Africa’s labour productivity in the manufacturing sector is low when compared to Korea, United States of America, Taiwan, Japan, France and the United Kingdom. It has increasingly been recognised in industry that by introducing a carefully crafted incentive scheme, it may be possible to induce South African workers to work both harder and smarter and use existing technologies in new and better ways that enhance their productivity. The study proposes to evaluate to what extent gainsharing can be a solution.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Destination South Africa: comparing global sports mega-events and recurring localised sports events in South Africa for tourism and economic development Giampiccoli, Andrea; Lee, Seungwon; Nauright, John; Nauright, John (Taylor and Francishttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13683500.2013.787050, 2015)This contribution examines the comparative value of sport mega-events such as the 2010 FIFA (FeÂ´deÂ´ration Internationale de Football Association) World Cup of soccer held in South Africa and recurring sporting events ...
A comparative analysis of the South African and global tourism competitiveness models with the aim of enhancing a sustainable model for South Africa Maharaj, S.; Balkaran, Rishi (International Foundation for Research & Development (IFRD)http://ifrnd.org/Research%20Papers/J6%284%291.pdf, 2014-04)The quality of life of society as a whole is to a considerable extent determined by the role of government. South African society is characterised by the presence of a wide gap between the rich and the poor. This is ...
A revision of communication strategies for effective disaster risk reduction: A case study of the South Durban basin, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Skinner, Chris; Rampersad, Renitha (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-11-28)The study examined how effective forms of communication are, or could be, impacting the more traditional forms of emergency and disaster management communication through the print and electronic media and how an integrated ...