Haier changed from a central top down strategy to a decentralized Micro Enterprise (ME) approach. “Every ME is charged with pursuing ambitious goals for growth and transformation – known as leading targets. Rather than taking last year’s performance as a starting point, objectives are set outside in. A dedicated research unit collects product-by-product statistics on […]Read More Leading Targets & Micro Enterprises
Being an effective manager is not about mastering mysterious and complicated methods. It’s about keeping it simple and following old, proven, and even obvious ideas. What made a good leader in the past is still what makes one today: being competent, caring, and benevolent. Take time to understand your employees. Set thoughtful, logical goals for […]Read More FORBES – The Benefits Of Simplicity
“Six Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation” Rebecca Skilbeck Forbes magazine. Key learnings; High-functioning teams do exist: organisations such as Google, Atlassian and Microsoft show us it can be done. These teams share a common denominator: their leadership constantly motivates and inspires employees. Set goals to create meaning Goal-setting gives employees meaning in their day-to-day roles: […]Read More Forbes – Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation
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A calendar week is the ideal unit to break your goals into. It allows you to achieve significant steps forward, and allows for mental and physical recovery over the weekend. WEEKSHEET is a way to achieve your goals. It is not an alternative to your agenda, nor a to-do list. Every Friday close your week […]Read More WEEKSHEET, win every week….
Many of the best CEOs today utilize Continuous Performance Management (CPM) throughout their organizations. CPM refers to performance management processes that occur on an ongoing basis, rather than via some annual or biannual appraisals. Near-term objective setting done as part of the CPM process should be based on the strategy and alignment discussed above. CPM need not […]Read More Manage execution towards objectives by utilizing Continuous Performance Management
If you are not already aligning objectives across your company and aligning team and group objectives to the corporate strategy – make sure to do so ASAP. Consider that if if you do not align objectives across your organization you could have people replicating one another’s work or, even worse, “rowing in opposite directions.” full Inc. article: https://www.inc.com/joseph-steinberg/7-ways-successful-ceos-improve-performance-of-their-teams.htmlRead More Create proper alignment of objectives across the company
Having a clear overall strategy is not, on its own, sufficient – you must ensure that each department and team within the organization knows what its objectives are, and how those objectives relate to, and align with, the overall strategy. One way that many great CEOs ensure proper alignment is to use the Objectives and Key Results […]Read More Establish clear objectives for every business unit and team