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Balancing Performance Metrics
   Establishing Process and Results Measures
  By: Mark Henderson
There is a clear and obvious dynamic relationship between results measures and process measures. Neither is sufficient on its own and any good measurement system will seek to find an appropriate balance of both kinds of indicators.

Business Dashboard
  By: Gary Lockwood
When you are driving down the road, a quick glance at your car's dashboard gives you a lot of information. In an instant, you know how fast you're going, how much fuel you have remaining and whether the engine is overheating. Why not have a business dashboard? You can drive your company by using the information on your business dashboard.

Count On It!
  By: Gary Lockwood
Most owners and CEOs know what's important to their enterprise, but can't (or don't) measure those things. This article explores the power of tracking what's important.

Measurement Traps
  By: Jim Clemmer
Measuring performance can cut both ways. It can play a valuable role in improving organizations - or it can stand in the way of necessary change.

Organizational Measurement and Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls
   Part ONE of TWO
  By: Jim Clemmer
Measurement is an essential and very important tool for transforming and improving organization effectiveness. Discover the Organizational Measurement and Feedback approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

Organizational Measurement and Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls
   Part TWO of TWO
  By: Jim Clemmer
Measurement is an essential and very important tool for transforming and improving organization effectiveness. Discover the Organizational Measurement and Feedback approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

Performance Management as Background Activity
   or Doesn't Senior Management Have Something Better to Do?
  By: Robert H. Kent, Ph.D., CMC
A performance management system can help optimize your organization's use of management time and skill. Management can focus on leading the enterprise and determining its course, and not spend time making sure the organization is organized and working.

Strategic Measurements Guide Change and Improvement
  By: Jim Clemmer
Based on strategic measurements, changes are made and improvements initiated using process management, systems realignment, experimentation, pilots, and the like.

The Breakfast of Champions
   How Organizational Self-Assessments can put you on the road to success
  By: Brian Ward
Some approaches to getting feedback on performance involve a third party conducting an 'objective organizational review'. Although on the surface it might seem logical to have such a review done, very often organizations covertly reject the findings, or worse still cherry pick the ones that suit them. The results can be disastrous. Lost opportunities, misspent dollars, staff apathy and customer dissatisfaction resulting from lack of management action on the findings, are just a few of the more undesirable outcomes.


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