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Title:National Institute for Productivity: progress in management
Periodical:Tanzania Notes and Records
Geographic term:Tanzania
vocational education
Abstract:The National Institute for Productivity was established in Noveber 1965 by the government of Tanzania assisted by the U.H. Development Programme with the International Labour Organization as the executive agency. The purpose of the institute was to train managers at all levels, from all sectors of the Economy, in productive techniques, methodology and practice. With full awareness of the problem of lack of trained manpower to render efficient services and raise productivity the Government established NIP as a management development centre with the long-term objective of developing more specialiaed services to all sectors of the economy such as manpower management (including workers education); computer and data processing training (and their application to management information systems); and services in productivity measurement (to set standards of performance) as well as research activities. In order to achieve these objectives several sections were created within the institute. Their activities are summarized in this paper.