Research Papers

Is Your Idea/Solution A Good Fit for the #PROCOM Challenge?

Is Your Idea/Solution A Good Fit for the #PROCOM Challenge?

 

Innovation can come from anywhere. Some of the greatest ideas and inventions were developed when entrepreneurs decided to push themselves beyond their comfort zones.

In Saint Lucia, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are often confronted with constraints in accessing commercial funding for their projects. The PROCOM Challenge was conceptualized in an attempt to provide co-financing to local MSMEs with innovative solutions which seek to enhance productivity and...


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Promoting Productivity - Awakening a Corporate Conscience

Promoting Productivity - Awakening a Corporate Conscience

"Barter" a very simplistic word deriving from earlier centuries. A word whose concept denotes the survival, sustainability, relationship...


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Is Increasing Productivity the Solution to the Economic Woes of Caribbean SIDS?

Economic context of Caribbean SIDS

Economic Conditions in several developed economies have improved considerably since the 2008 financial crisis; with forecasts for the fourth quarter of 2014 and...


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National Competitiveness & Productivity Council Tips

Productivity can be defined as how efficiently we utilise inputs such as labour (workers) and capital to produce a higher amount of output (goods and services). It is a combination of intelligent...


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International Year of Cooperatives 2012

 

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The United Nations General Assembly declared 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives under the theme,  "Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World" .  As such cooperatives engaged...


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