One of the administrative science domains that feeds Performance Management as a discipline is the quality movement. The Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle is at the core of the link between the two fields. It has been promoted and used in its current form for over 50 years. However, its roots can be traced back to ancient Greece.
In one of my previous updates I reviewed the history of the Deming cycle and its relevance for Performance Management. One of the most important benefits of managing performance in organizations is that it facilitates a structured process of improving the achieved results, which is the essence of performance.
Greetings in 2013! May it be a fulfilling year for us all!
At The KPI Institute, we are celebrating the beginning of a new year with a webinar organized in partnership with the Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE), on a very relevant topic today: Selecting Key Performance Indicators
by Aurel Brudan, CEO, The KPI Institute
Time: 6:00pm KSA (10:00am EST and 3:00pm GMT)
Summary outline of the webinar
Working with KPIs is challenging due to the lack of standards in the terminology, definition and their use. The work done in this fields by The KPI Institute brings clarity to such topics and is the subject of the first in a series of webinars on good practice in managing with KPIs.
There are a few days left until the start of the Balanced Scorecard Saudi Arabia, held in Riyadh between 8th to 12th December.