Performance Management Resources

Here we have grouped together our blogs, research, FAQs and case studies on performance management.

Performance Management

Performance Management is a key element of the management toolkit for modern organisations. Keeping a count of what we have and what we have done has been a feature of our world for thousands of years. The idea of using this information to inform decision making is just as old: however it is still an activity that organisations find difficult to do well.

2GC understands how to make Performance Management a central part of an organisation's decision making processes - and we have developed robust, reliable and efficient tools to help organisations to do this.

The resources listed below give more information about various aspects of modern Performance Management. We also encourage you to find out more about the Performance Management services offered by 2GC.

Blog Entry: Picking measures for strategy implementation - three simple rules…

Organisations are very good at measuring things: it is hardly surprising since we have had a lot of practice - the earliest records of formalised performance measures date from over 6,500 years ago! Modern organisations are awash with measurement data, yet despite this, in the area of strategy implementation organisations struggle to get the feedback…

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FAQ: What is accountability for performance?

Clearly managers who feel accountable for results are more likely to deliver results. It is presumed that building accountability enables better performance; yet accountability remains weak in many organisations - particularly in the public sector. In this FAQ, 2GC outlines four factors that drive strong and productive accountability.

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FAQ: Can you link Balanced Scorecard with other management processes?

One of the strengths of Balanced Scorecard is its ability to work in conjunction with existing management processes such as EVA, Activity Based Costing and Budgeting. 3rd Generation Balanced Scorecard is typically used as the hub of a strategic management system because it provides an easy-to-use mechanism for the selection and co-ordination of other management tools.

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