More to Success than Money and Metrics

Lead Change Blog

He mentioned making money three times, and improving metrics four times, in response to Marie’s questions. Metrics and money.”. Aren’t you interested in metrics and making money?”. “I Money and metrics tell me our business is doing well, but they aren’t the reasons we’re in business.”. Quantitative Metrics. Marie wants to beat both of those metrics. Quantitative metrics are valuable for tracking and assessing a specific business process.

Making Metrics Matter

Kevin Eikenberry

When I talk to many leaders, the term “metrics” seems to cause one of two responses: a gleam in the eye of those leaders who love the numbers…or a blank stare from the rest who know that measures and metrics are important, but will say they “aren’t numbers people.” The post Making Metrics Matter appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills goal achievement measurement metrics

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

Leading in Context

Employee engagement is a metric that companies are closely watching. Using surveys, levels of participation in programs, and satisfaction reports, companies measure how well they engage those they lead. Butcould this heightened level of watching be part of the problem? Gallup’s article “The Worldwide Employee Engagement Crisis” explains that “when companies focus exclusively on measuring engagement rather […].

Not All Metrics Are Created Equal

N2Growth Blog

Here’s the thing – metrics are at best useless, and quite possibly harmful, if the wrong things are being measured. In today’s post I will attempt to provide some general guidelines that will be useful to any business attempting to create and analyze a valid set of success metrics. These are the metrics of how an organization performs against its benchmarks. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

7 Metrics to Help you Measure Success and ROI in Business

Strategy Driven

A Business metric is a useful way to understand and analyse the tracking of a business process. A business analyst should focus on metrics to measure Return on Investment (ROI) to make the business operation’s success.

ROI 70

Marketing Metrics: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Marketing Metrics: The Definitive Guide to Measuring Marketing Performance, Second Edition Paul Farris, Neil Bendle, Phillip Pfeifer, and David Reibstein Prentice Hall (2010) Note: The review that follows is of the Second Edition (2010), a sequel to Marketing Metrics: 50+ Metrics Every Executive Should Master (2006). How and why “marketing metrics can show problems (and [.].

Online Community Moderator Metrics

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Managing Staff

Tyranny of Metrics

Deming Institute

Muller’s The Tyranny of Metrics (2018) is a book that Dr. Deming would have surely appreciated. This well-researched book gives an ever timely overview of the history and drivers behind the misuse of metrics that dominate organizational life in America and around the world. Muller concludes with a chapter on his proposed proper use of metrics. The Tyranny of Metrics is a wise, concise book that can be read enjoyably in a few sittings.

Put Your Metrics Where Your Mouth Is

Harvard Business

Talk is cheap. Performance measurement Social responsibility Digital Article

The Success Metric For Today’s CEOs Should Be Vision Rather Than Experience

CEO Insider

The Success Metric For Today’s CEOs Should Be Vision Rather Than Experience. The Success Metric For Today’s CEOs Should Be Vision Rather Than Experience. CEOWORLD magazine. Success requires a wide array of traits. Decisiveness, drive, and confidence are unique personality traits (and often requirements) of a thoughtful leader. Not too far behind, you’ll find qualities like reliability, agility, and adaptability.

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Productivity Effective Leaders effectiveness efficiency efficient vs. effective Leaders: Stop Trying To Be Efficient leadership Leadership Effectiveness leadership success Measuring Success Mike Myatt N2growth Performance Metrics Success Success MetricsLet’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are.

Company Culture Metrics Employers Must Track In The Digital Age

HR Digest

To indicate how welcoming a working environment is, there are key metrics to be considered. Below are a few company culture metrics employers need to track in this digital age. The post Company Culture Metrics Employers Must Track In The Digital Age appeared first on The HR Digest. Company culture has been intrinsically tied to the success of every business across the globe. But then, it has often been difficult to align company cultures with business objectives.

Execution Leadership: 12 Metrics That Must Be Measured, Monitored, and Managed….Relentlessly

Terry Starbucker

The best way to do this is with the right metrics to measure, monitor and manage. Metrics that are not necessarily the “bottom line” ones – such as Net Profit, Total Revenue, Earnings Per Share, or Total Customers. No, these are “feeder” metrics – numbers that, if they are managed well, will ensure that the “bottom liners” are stellar.

Do Your Business Process Metrics Measure Up?

Strategy Driven

Peter Fingar, co-author of Business Process Management : The Third Wave , then asks these measurement corollaries in his 2013 article “How Do Your BPM Metrics Measure Up?”. Link Metrics to Strategy – The metrics need to show how work impacts the company’s strategy. Look Ahead, Not Just Back – Metrics are not just to see what happened historically. Metrics should cause action today. Want to learn more about BPM metrics?

Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives?

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives? You can measure almost anything in your business, but if those metrics don’t serve a real business objectives, they are just numbers with no real meaning. quality consultants and improvement experts are obsessed with fancy metrics that may not have direct relevance to the business objectives. Identify metrics : What metrics can effectively help you meet your goals?

Leading by Cause

Lead Change Blog

In their CFO Magazine piece, “ How An Obsession with Metrics Is Killing Your Company ”, authors Alexander Van Caeneghem and Jean-Marie Bequevort , write, “The quest for financial performance and the pressure to measure can corrode organizational cultures, narrow the focus of leadership, reduce intrinsic motivation, and support unethical behavior. Leadership metrics underlying cause leading leading by cause effective leadership mission Vision

Metrics That Matter Most for 2014 (free PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. End of the year is a great time to stop, reflect and think about what are the metrics that really matter most to you. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2014. Speaker Main Page 2014 metrics that matter new year self assessment

The Most Important Metrics You’re Not Tracking (Yet)

Harvard Business

Are you as customer-centric as you think? Data Customers Digital Article

Management Observation Program Best Practice 13 – Metrics and Results Communication

Strategy Driven

The post Management Observation Program Best Practice 13 – Metrics and Results Communication appeared first on StrategyDriven. Management observation programs serve to reinforce leadership expectations throughout the workforce. This reinforcement not only includes standards associated with the performance of day-to-day operational activities but also manager and supervisor performance of observations. Hi there!

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Productivity leadership Mike Myatt N2Growth Success leadership success Effective Leaders Success Metrics effectiveness efficiency efficient vs. effective Leaders: Stop Trying To Be Efficient Leadership Effectiveness Measuring Success Performance MetricsLet’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are.

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

Strategy Driven

Over 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. Determining Which Metrics Should Be Eliminated.

Don’t Be Tyrannized by Old Metrics

Harvard Business

While effective metrics are essential for focusing attention and achieving results, they can also overpower better sense. Most industries cower to a few central metrics, the yardsticks that define the winners and losers. Metrics tried and proven over years become a guide to what’s important, driving resource allocation. But these metrics can become tyrants. When things change, outmoded metrics can threaten a firm’s survival. HBR STAFF.

Metrics that Matter for 2012 (one page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. End of the year is a great time to stop, reflect and think about what are the metrics that really matter most to you. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2012. Speaker Announcement goals metrics new year new year resolutions trackin

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 25 – Performance Metrics Inventory Database

Strategy Driven

Over 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.

“Interpersonal Connectedness” One Factor in Metric to Replace GDP

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit “Interpersonal Connectedness&# One Factor in Metric to Replace GDP Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 19, 2010 06:15 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture There is a movement to replace GDP as a statistical measure of national success and well-being.

GDP 163

Metrics that Matter for 2011 (One Page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. End of the year is a great time to stop, reflect and think about what are the metrics that really matter most to you. Speaker Main Page 2011 metrics year end reviewNote: I created this one page self-assessment checklist late last year.

Metrics That Matter Most for 2013 (Free One Page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. End of the year is a great time to stop, reflect and think about what are the metrics that really matter most to you. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2013.

The Big Picture of Business – Quality is Important for Business: Real Quality vs. Arbitrary Metrics

Strategy Driven

They use the term ‘metrics’ out of context. Their metrics are arbitrary, and they jerk the chains of sellers with figures that are unsubstantiated. Metrics are easily skewed and do not reflect the overall customer satisfaction. A criticism of performance metrics is that when the value of information is computed using mathematical methods, it shows that even performance metrics professionals choose measures that have little value.

Continuous Improvement Programs Offer Competitive Advantages On Key Financial Metrics

Six Disciplines

IndustryWeek recently reported on a survey it conducted with TBM Consulting about the impact of continuous-improvement programs on three financial metrics: anticipated revenue growth, operating income growth, and cash flow over the past year.

The Insanity of looking at the “wrong” LinkedIn metrics on articles

Rapid BI

Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Are you guilty of looking and focusing on inefficient LinkedIn metrics? Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Why do we focus on some metrics […]. The post The Insanity of looking at the “wrong” LinkedIn metrics on articles appeared first on RapidBI. There are some an old sayings, Just because you can measure something, does not mean you should. And What gets measured gets done.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 – Diverse Metric Groupings

Strategy Driven

When developing the picture of organizational performance, many leaders view their metrics in clusters aligned with the organization’s hierarchical structure. You just finished reading Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 - Diverse Metric Groupings ! The post Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 – Diverse Metric Groupings appeared first on StrategyDriven.

Find the Right Metrics for Your Sales Team

Harvard Business

As a consequence, managers don’t have a clear sense of what is really driving sales in their business, while salespeople, who are inundated with dozens of metrics, get lost in the day-to-day noise. The challenge, of course, is to decide on the right metrics. Wins are the most common metric used across sales roles and industries. Finding the right metrics isn’t the end of the story.

HR Metrics #hr #shrm #cipd

Rapid BI

HR metrics For human resource departments and professionals around the world, one of the most often talked about topics is metrics of success. Measures that the function can use to demonstrate to the business leaders that they are not only adding valu. Business ecademy

Don’t Let a Single Metric Drive Your Business

Harvard Business

To get the full picture, look at a constellation of data. Data Digital Article

Complimentary Resource – 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success

Strategy Driven

10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success. With this guide, you’ll learn which specific metrics you should be measuring in Search, Social, Email, and Publicity. Vocus has created a guide to 10 key metrics that gives you an all-round view of your 2012 performance, and where to go from here. Click here for more information on 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success !

Common Human Resources (HR) Metrics

Rapid BI

Common Human Resources (HR) Metrics One of the most common questions around Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other metrics for HR is "what should I measure". This is a common question found on many HR groups and forums. Increasingly in organis. Business ecademy

Leaders: Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Leadership Miscellaneous Productivity Success Effective Leaders effectiveness efficiency efficient vs. effective Leaders: Stop Trying To Be Efficient Leadership Effectiveness leadership success Measuring Success Mike Myatt N2growth Performance Metrics Success MetricsBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time.

We Can’t Study Short-Termism Without the Right Metrics

Harvard Business

The McKinsey Global Institute, in conjunction with FCLT Global, recently released research stating that long-term-oriented companies perform better than those that focus on short-term results. While a laudable effort in principle, measuring a company’s tendency to make myopic operating and investing decisions is fiendishly complex. Getting the measurement right is central to providing convincing evidence on the debate over short-termism.

Measurement of Success in Business

Strategy Driven

The crux of measuring success in business is quantifiable, trackable metrics. Sales metrics. How to set a reasonable but challenging goal is the subject for another article, but make sure you consider how your metrics can inform your future business decisions.

Complimentary Resource – 10 Must-Have Metrics and Benchmarks for Better Recruiting

Strategy Driven

10 Must-Have Metrics and Benchmarks for Better Recruiting. Firms must use metrics to ensure recruiting practices are delivering results. These metrics cover monitoring career site performance, owning sources of talent, leveraging free sources through SEO, measuring social media performance, and utilizing mobile interfaces and tools. Click here for more information on 10 Must-Have Metrics and Benchmarks for Better Recruiting.

How do you define your purpose?

Lead on Purpose

Thinking about the life before … Continue reading → Purpose commitment happiness impact likeness metrics progress successAmong the most important discoveries you will make in your life is finding your purpose—the reason for your being, the core principles you espouse, the intent for which you get out of bed every day.

Complimentary Resource – Strategic Business Intelligence for HR: 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without

Strategy Driven

Strategic Business Intelligence for HR : 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without. With the right metrics, HR can not only deliver additional value, savings, and increased productivity to the business, but also can more clearly articulate to the CEO and executive team the vital role HR plays in business success. Click here for more information on Strategic Business Intelligence for HR : 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without.