Productivity is one of the drivers of sustainable development, and it is the prime of employee’s role in national development. An employer might also want to ask, what is my role in national development? Since productivity for employees borders on continuous learning, opening the mind to innovation and being ready to tap into the wealth of opportunities offered in this digital age.
For an employer, the role to play in national development is to support and help employees attain their productivity goal. The best employers of all time has not always been credited to organizations that pay the most but by organizations that are compassionate about the wellbeing of the employees after having realised that the growth and the development of the employees brings great addition to the quality of the organization and the overall productivity result.
Regardless of being small, medium or large organizations, employers of labour must take note of government policies and work closely with the government to see to the compliance of business to governmental rules as well as promoting good work ethics including transparency, accountability, responsiveness and so on.
Since productivity is the nation-state development focus of the workforce, employers are to measure the extent of productivity of workers through talent management, improvement of workplace process with the right technological tools, and of course boost performance with compensation and benefits.