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Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 35 – Style Sheets

StrategyDriven Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice ArticleA performance measure’s value evolves from its ability to instigate and/or influence action. To do this, the measure must accurately reflect materially important performance parameters and present that information in a timely, readily understandable manner. It is to this later characteristic that performance metric style sheets are critically important.


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Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven Principal is a StrategyDriven Principal and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 31 – Align Metric Triggered Actions/Thresholds to Plans with Assigned Personnel and Due Dates

StrategyDriven Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice ArticlePerformance metrics that drive no action provide little or no value to an organization. To be truly effective, performance measures must individually or collectively prompt action whereby an opportunity is seized upon or a risk avoided. Thus, high-quality organizational performance measures are directly linked to actions – but what actions, performed by whom, within what timeframe?


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Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven Principal is a StrategyDriven Principal and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 26 – Eliminate Low-Value Metrics

StrategyDriven Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice ArticleOver time, organizational performance measurement systems can grow to include hundreds if not thousands of individual metrics. While each metric contributes some value in establishing the overall picture of performance, not all metrics offer equal value in doing so. Some metrics contribute so little value that they may be more costly and distracting than their value warrants. Consequently, executives and managers should consider eliminating these measures from the overall system.


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Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven Principal is a StrategyDriven Principal and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 25 – Performance Metrics Inventory Database

StrategyDriven Organizational Performance Measures Best PracticeOver time, leaders can grow their performance measurement systems to include almost countless numbers of interrelated metrics. Ensuring these numerous metrics remain well aligned, their output quality and relationship integrity preserved, and their meaning well understood while continuing to be of value to executives, managers, and employees necessitates a method of inventorying the measures themselves and their underlying construction characteristics. In our experience, the optimal method for maintaining such an inventory is through the use of a centralized metrics inventory database.


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StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 12 – One Source of the Truth

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website.

Episode 12 – One Source of the Truth elaborates on Organizational Performance Measure Best Practice 5 – One Source of the Truth. This discussion…

  • defines what one source of the truth is
  • identifies the benefits of applying the one source of the truth principle
  • describes the guiding principles to put one source of the truth into practice

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