Productivity

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Productivity

In the context of a researcher's activities, productivity is the generation of outputs (also called contributions) being produced by a researcher, in accordance with the rate consistent with the specialty or type of work. Productivity is one of four valued outcomes. In general, outputs may include, for example: peer-reviewed publications, scientific products, science advice, research proposals, internal scientific reports, datasets, patents, technology transfers, reviews, books and chapters, expert panels; involvement in advisory committees, policy development, collaborative research and development projects, public outreach, peer-reviewed journals. Outputs may be individual or team contributions. Productivity is evidence of innovation, impact and recognition. RELATED TERM. Valued outcome; Incumbent-based; Research, development and analysis; Managing research; Representation and client services; Outputs

Extended Description

In a 5-level incumbent-based process, demonstrated valued outcomes of productivity in research, development & analysis (RDA) include: (1) Peer-reviewed research contributions; (2) Contributions to a research and development (R&D) project within the area of specialty; (3) Multi-year contributions of breadth and/or depth in the area of specialty that are relevant to results at program level; Contributions to the development of results which feed the discussions at national bodies leading to the establishment of standards, regulations, agreements, policies, services, etc.; (4) Multi-year contributions in broad, multi-disciplinary areas or increasing depth within the areas of specialty that are relevant to results at a program level; Contributions to the development of results which feed the discussions at national or international bodies leading to the establishment of standards, regulations, agreements, programs, policies, services, etc.; and, (5) Multi-year contributions in multiple/broad areas or in depth that are relevant to strategic results or public good; Contributions leading the discussions at national and international bodies to establish standards, regulations, agreements, programs, policies, services, etc. Demonstrated valued outcomes of productivity in managing research include: (1) not applicable; (2) Contributions to leading a team project; (3) Contributions relevant to supporting the management of a program (e.g., managing/leading teams; increased number or scope of projects led; increased resources; partnerships or collaborative work); (4) Contributions relevant to supporting the management of national or international programs (e.g., built national or international research teams; collaborated across programs, with other national or international institutes); and, (5) National and international contributions relevant to supporting the management of programs. Demonstrated valued outcomes of productivity in representation and client services include: (1) not applicable; (2) Contributions to respond to clients requesting technical input or information on research project in area of specialty; (3) Contributions to respond to clients who sought their support to solve problems in area of specialty; Contributions to regional or national standard, advisory or research bodies related to area of specialty; (4) Contributions to respond to clients who sought their support to solve problems in broad areas of specialty; Contributions to national and/or international standard, advisory or research bodies related to broad areas of specialties; and, (5) Same as level 4. REFERENCE. Government of Canada (2006) Model guide for the preparation of researchers' career advancement (promotion) documentation ; Government of Canada (2006) Career progression management framework for federal researchers ; Government of Canada (2006) NRCan Model Guide for the Preparation of Researcherís Career Progression Evaluation Documentation (Dossier)

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