Playing in Traffic

I am inspired by the article by David Fisher, Director of the Defense Department's Business Transformation Agency, titled Performance Management is a Team Sport. He describes how his organization shifted its emphasis from traditional individual performance appraisals to a method that aligns organizational core mission goals with objective outcome-based metrics […]

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Are Vision, Mission and Values Statements Just Hollow Rhetoric?

One of my pet peeves is that many organizations who hang their vision and mission statements on the wall of their building reception lobby have not completed their intent. The intent of these statements should be to drive transformational change. I discovered a writer, Marshall Goldsmith, who I share his […]

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Where did the Balanced Scorecard Come From?

In the July 3rd blog of my respected colleague and performance management counterpart at Oracle, Frank Buytendijk, Frank asks the question, “Did you ever wonder where the balanced scorecard came from?” His blog is titled, I wasn’t in the room when it happened … . Frank describes the origin of […]

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Why is Modeling Foundational to Performance Management?

The confusion, ambiguity and lack of consensus about what enterprise performance management is will continue for a long time. Fortunately, many are realizing that performance management is much broader than how it’s often narrowly perceived: as just a CFO initiative with a bunch of dashboard dials and better financial reporting. […]

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A Cohesive Team versus Heroic Individuals – Which is Better?

One of my SAS colleagues in India, Ashit Panjwani, was recently quoted about half way into an article in India's IT Weekly, Express Computer, "Leading through Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).” — Ashit is under the subheading “Getting the Right Tool.” What I liked about this article is that the author […]

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