Employee Ranking

Many organizations have adopted employee ranking systems, some with great success while others were demoralizing messes. Enron’s famed “rank and yank” approach was feared throughout the organization and is considered partly responsible for the collapse of the company. Other organizations have been much more successful with their ranking systems. General Electric has been a company that…

Performance Metrics by Goal

When setting goals for an organization or for individual staff members, part of that process is determining what metrics will be used to monitor the work that is being done to achieve those goals. What this template does is allow you to organize up to 10 goals along with their associated metrics. That means you can…

Deming’s 14 Points

Deming developed 14 points for management in his book “Out of the Crisis”. These points were meant to focus on 14 areas which can be analyzed and acted upon to significantly improve organizational performance. These points are both quantitative and qualitative in nature. They are also controversial in the realm of management thinking as some of the…