Measuring Performance (People & Enterprise)
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Contributor: Riaz Khadem, D.Phil
Posted: 07/20/2017
Riaz Khadem provides expert advice for laying out a game plan for any project or initiative that will help you evaluate it before, during and after the project is complete. Full Content »
Contributor: Paul Niven
Posted: 06/25/2017
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This necessity of peering into the future in order to craft a proactive response applies to virtually any organization, in any discipline. Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff at Management Matters Network
Posted: 05/17/2017
It's time for all executives to rethink how they hire, attract and retain cybersecurity professionals. Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 05/16/2017
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This is Part 2 of a series on why managers of any organization should have a firm grasp of data literacy. For Part 1, see here.Editor's Note: There are many scientific approaches for finding the root cause of a problem, be it in government, business or elsewhere in life. In this article, we present a simple (but not simplistic) statistical... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 05/15/2017
This is Part 1 of a series on data literacy for managers. For more, read Part 2.For any manager looking to flex their leadership acumen, he or she must not only be able to read data, but have the ability to detect the forces that skew the accuracy of its results as well. Many journalists are not ever aware of it. Neither is corporate America... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 04/29/2017
Lawmakers, journalists, and talking heads are always quick to fire off the results of polls – yet gloss over or completely overlook how they were obtained.But the actual results and the method by which they were obtained are inseparable – a fact that came into light after the recent elections.The public's “opinion” on an issue will be a function... Full Content »
Contributor: Marshall Goldsmith
Posted: 03/26/2017
Editor's Note: This article was originally published by Marshall Goldsmith on his blog, Thinkers50. It has been reposted here with permission. When it comes to changing our behavior, there are two options that people usually try. The first is attempting a new behavior (like running Saturday mornings, or calling our parents on... Full Content »
Contributor: Gallup, Inc
Posted: 03/09/2017
By: Sangeeta Bharadwaj BadalThis article is adapted from the upcoming Gallup Press book Strengths Based Student. It was originally published on Gallup and has been reposted with permission.Although people change over time and personalities evolve, scientists have discovered that core personality traits are relatively stable throughout... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 02/15/2017
Editor's Note The purpose of this article is to provide a basic understanding of performance measurement and control systems as a tool for defining, measuring, and tracking mission-critical performance metrics.In subsequent articles we will discuss the many problems associated with determining what to measure and how to measure it.Further, we... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff at Management Matters Network
Posted: 11/10/2016
Perils of Polling
Editor's NoteThese next few months we’ll hear more and more about "sample survey methodologies," that is, why the 2016 presidential polls were so wrong.It should be noted—indeed, emphasized—the Trafalgar Group, The Los Angeles Times/USC poll, and the IBD/TIPP polls all performed exceedingly well.However, a slew of polls were wrong. Why?Some of the... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff at Management Matters Network
Posted: 10/13/2016
Perils of Polling
Editor’s Note:Perils of Polling: Part I defined the term statistical universe and warned of the dangers of statistical ignorance in polling results.The statistical universe consists of all things about which conclusions are to be drawn. If you take a sample from an improperly defined statistical universe, your conclusions will be meaningless –... Full Content »
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