Performance Oriented Management

A Practical Guide

Larry Pederson (Author)

Publication date: 09/01/2002

Performance Oriented Management
Today's Best Performance Improvement Practices Tailored to Government Performance-Oriented Management: A Practical Guide for Government Agencies will help you make a smooth transition from a management philosophy that is reactive and task-oriented to one based on a vision of accomplishment. With this practical, authoritative, and comprehensive guidebook, you'll have a tested framework and process for making the change to performance improvement. The method is based on the acclaimed Malcolm Baldrige Assessment Criteria for performance improvement, which are regarded as a national benchmark. Performance-Oriented Management will give you a solid understanding of the basics of performance improvement. With this must-have resource, you'll: Get a detailed method to position your organization for major change Understand the benefits of performance-oriented, rather than task-oriented, management Learn how to determine your destination (vision) and your starting point (assessment) Discover why top management must initiate and drive the change Learn why assessment and strategic planning are of paramount importance not add-on programs for an already-overloaded workforce Find out why it's critical that planning drives the budget, rather than the budget driving planning. Develop a step-by-step, comprehensive, top-down method for implementing performance improvement

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Today's Best Performance Improvement Practices Tailored to Government Performance-Oriented Management: A Practical Guide for Government Agencies will help you make a smooth transition from a management philosophy that is reactive and task-oriented to one based on a vision of accomplishment. With this practical, authoritative, and comprehensive guidebook, you'll have a tested framework and process for making the change to performance improvement. The method is based on the acclaimed Malcolm Baldrige Assessment Criteria for performance improvement, which are regarded as a national benchmark. Performance-Oriented Management will give you a solid understanding of the basics of performance improvement. With this must-have resource, you'll: Get a detailed method to position your organization for major change Understand the benefits of performance-oriented, rather than task-oriented, management Learn how to determine your destination (vision) and your starting point (assessment) Discover why top management must initiate and drive the change Learn why assessment and strategic planning are of paramount importance not add-on programs for an already-overloaded workforce Find out why it's critical that planning drives the budget, rather than the budget driving planning. Develop a step-by-step, comprehensive, top-down method for implementing performance improvement
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