National Centre for Partnership and Performance


National Centre for Partnership and Performance
Logo ncpp.gif

The National Centre for Partnership and Performance (NCPP), based in Dublin, Ireland, is an Irish government agency that was established in 2001 to promote and facilitate workplace change and innovation through partnership. By supporting the transformation of Irish workplaces into high-performing, high-quality places of work, the NCPP's goal is to contribute to national competitiveness, improved workplace productivity and performance, and a better Quality of working life for employers and employees alike. It combines research and advocacy to achieve these aims.

On 1 January 2007, the NCPP was placed on a statutory footing as part of the new National Economic and Social Development Office (NESDO) [1]. NESDO’s other constituent bodies are the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) [2] and the National Economic and Social Forum (NESF) [3]

National Workplace Strategy

One of the NCPP's main tasks is to promote the National Workplace Strategy (NWS), the government's blueprint to transform Irish workplaces into 'workplaces of the future'.

Under Taoiseach (prime minister) Bertie Ahern, TD, the NWS was adopted in March 2005, following a two-year Forum on the Workplace of the Future. The Forum brought together employers, trade unions, academics, government departments, state agencies and the community/voluntary sector to set out a vision of the workplace of the future. According to them, such a workplace would be: agile; customer centred; knowledge intensive; responsive to employee needs; networked; highly productive; involved and participatory; continually learning, and proactively diverse.

In June 2007, the NCPP launched a national public awareness campaign to promote the aims and objectives of the National Workplace Strategy, including a revamped NWS website [4]. By September 2007, the new site had received more than 10,000 hits following an extensive advertising campaign across TV, radio, internet and outdoor.

Governance

The NCPP is currently chaired by Peter Cassells, former General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and widely recognised as one of the architects of Ireland's system of social partnership (1987- ).[citation needed] Its Director is Lucy Fallon-Byrne. The board of the NCPP includes representatives of the social partners (IBEC, ICTU, CIF), government departments and state agencies.

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Centre for Innovation and Structural Change — The Centre for Innovation and Structural Change (CISC) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway partnered by University College Dublin and Dublin City University Business School. CISC was formally… …   Wikipedia

  • National Centre for Early Music — The National Centre for Early Music The National Centre for Early Music is an educational resource located in York, England. It is based in the converted and extended medieval church of St Margaret, Walmgate. The Centre was opened in April 2000.… …   Wikipedia

  • National Institute for Health Research — The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is a UK government body that coordinates and funds research for the National Health Service (England). Its tagline is Improving the health and wealth of the nation through research . It supports… …   Wikipedia

  • Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining — The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) is an international organisation working in mine action, legally based in Switzerland as a non profit foundation. It was established by Switzerland and several other countries in… …   Wikipedia

  • Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — Address 1 Front Street East City Toronto Country …   Wikipedia

  • National Health Service (England) — The NHS Logo for England …   Wikipedia

  • National Patient Safety Agency — The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) is a special health authority of the National Health Service (NHS) in England. It was created to monitor patient safety incidents, including medication and prescribing error reporting, in the NHS. Since 1 …   Wikipedia

  • National University of Singapore — Coat of Arms of NUS Established 1905 (1905) Type Autonomous Endowment …   Wikipedia

  • National Grid (Great Britain) — For the UK Ordnance Survey National Grid for mapping co ordinates in Great Britain, see Ordnance Survey National Grid. 400 kV power line in Cheshire The National Grid is the high voltage electric power transmission network in …   Wikipedia

  • National Lacrosse League — For the original 1974 5 incarnation, see National Lacrosse League (1974–1975). National Lacrosse League Current season or competition: 2011 NLL season NLL logo …   Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.