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Contributor: Riaz Khadem, D.Phil
Posted: 10/11/2017
accountable
When determining accountability within your company, there are two groups that should be held responsible.First, process indicators should be pushed down to the lowest appropriate level. This gives the power to act to the right person, thus empowering all levels of employees.In many organizations, decisions are made at the wrong level, sometimes... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 09/29/2017
data computer
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: 09/28/2017
data
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: Jim Champy
Posted: 09/12/2017
Uber
What’s a business worth? Given the outsized valuations of the so-called “unicorns,” the answer may be “who knows.” Is Uber really worth $75 billion? These valuations of privately held companies valued at more than a billion dollars -- and public stock prices that have followed -- may excite, but they raise questions for investors, employees,... Full Content »
Contributor: Paul Niven
Posted: 09/11/2017
measurement
In a recent study highlighted in Harvard Business Review, strategy execution was cited as the number one challenge facing global CEOs, topping innovation, geopolitical instability, and top-line growth. Little wonder it keeps executives up at night when you consider that at least two-thirds (and by some estimates a much higher percentage) of... Full Content »
Contributor: Riaz Khadem, D.Phil
Posted: 08/16/2017
forms
The following excerpt originally published on Entrepreneur and is from Riaz Khadem and Linda Khadem’s book Total Alignment. The three reports that every manager should use are part of a reporting system first described on our book, One Page Management. They’re ideal for tracking alignment in an organization. Let’s take a closer... Full Content »
Contributor: Paul Niven
Posted: 08/09/2017
car
I don’t know if it’s a sudden thirst for knowledge or a classic mid-life crisis, but recently I’ve become very interested in cars. Not just a typical urge characterized by the purchase of a sleek new sports car, but instead I’ve cultivated a desire to learn how cars work.Why do the brakes take us from 60 to zero in a few seconds? How exactly is... Full Content »
Contributor: Riaz Khadem, D.Phil
Posted: 07/31/2017
hands
The following excerpt originally published on Entrepreneur and is from Riaz Khadem and Linda Khadem’s book Total Alignment.The best results are produced through collaboration, a fundamental requirement for alignment. Collaboration needs to take place both within and outside teams, throughout the organization. In particular, the action planning... Full Content »
Contributor: Josh Steimle
Posted: 07/25/2017
data
For roughly a decade, businesses and governments have been collecting digital information about the world’s citizens; not just names and numbers, but loads of data, Big Data.The IDC (International Data Corporation) predicted that the Big Data industry will experience a 26.4% compound annual growth rate, reaching $41.5 billion by 2018. What this... Full Content »
Contributor: Riaz Khadem, D.Phil
Posted: 07/20/2017
performance
The following column originally published on Entrepreneur. The excerpt is from Riaz Khadem and Linda Khadem’s book Total Alignment. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBoundThere is a fundamental need for a tangible frame of reference that can be used for aligning organizations. This is where an... Full Content »
Contributor: Paul Niven
Posted: 06/25/2017
white board
One of the many benefits of performance measurement is its ability to help us understand and provide context to the past. Most modern organizations, which find themselves drowning in a sea of raw data while yearning for real insights, would undoubtedly agree that context is vital. However, the very best performance measures also allow us to extend... Full Content »
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