Instituting strategic KPIs is a laudable – and sensible – goal. KPIs, or Key Performance Indicators, are measurable metrics you can use to track progress toward specific business goals. An employee’s KPI attainment directly affects his or her team, the team’s attainment affects the department or division, and so on up to the level of […]
Time is the most fundamental resource that anyone has. Yet, individuals at any level of an organization rarely feel as if they have mastered time management. Outside of the old aphorism “time is money,” time remains mysterious. It is easy to assume that if people come to work every day, clock in on schedule, and […]
As a subject of study, time management is in vogue. A quick review of the media landscape shows there is a book, seminar, video course, or mastermind program for virtually anyone to take control of their time. However, for all the discussion and energy that goes into time management, reports of tangible results are few […]
Reactivity is the enemy of effectiveness. In any project, things change: Regulations, scope, staffing, and more. Leaders are called upon to respond. Their goal is to minimize disruption, staying on course as a mariner might follow the North Star. This requires thoughtful reassessment of how conditions have changed and how to recalibrate. Getting back on […]
Employee engagement has risen to prominence as one of the guiding concerns of effective businesses. Engaged employees are more productive and less likely to leave your enterprise. Engagement represents a level of emotional commitment with positive effects on the entire workplace. Yet research from Gallup has shown only about 34% of U.S. employees are engaged. […]
For any enterprise, the quest for success begins with creating a positive and focused company culture that all will embrace. Leaders and companies that have been unsuccessful, in many instances, suffered from an inability to align the various parts with any shared objectives or values. Inadequate top-down communications, missed opportunities, high employee turnover, poor service […]
KPIs measure operational efficiency. A study by MIT Sloan Management Review and Google shows how companies reap the rewards by using their KPIs.
KPIs are a vital part of your infrastructure optimization. Ask the right questions, you’ll get accurate answers, and you won’t need to re-invent the wheel.
Performance management is a continuous process. It should be done by not only evaluating numbers but also asking for employees suggestions.
Changing company culture must have support from staff and be lead by management. You must have a well thought out plan and persistent implementation.