Harvard Business Press, Oct 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 96 pages
Organizations want--and need--to track the changes in their overall performance. And the divisions, units, teams, and individuals within these organizations engage in similar success measurement. Performance Measurement explains the importance of regularly monitoring your group's performance and introduces formal measurement practices. You'll learn to Apply a disciplined process to performance measurement Set targets and communicate data effectively Use performance management as a coaching and development tool Meet Your Mentor Robert S. Kaplan is Baker Foundation Professor at the Harvard Business School and Chairman of the Practice Leadership Committee of Palladium, Executing Strategy. He has authored or coauthored 14 books, 18 Harvard Business Review articles, and more than 120 other papers.
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Understanding Performance Measurement Systems
Deciding What to Measure
Gathering Performance Data
Interpreting Performance Data
Avoiding Common Mistakes
Tips and Tools
Tools for Measuring Performance
To Learn More
Sources for Measuring Performance
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