Thoughts from Goal Atlas... about goals, targets, organisations, culture, work psychology, performance management and anything else that caught our eye. The image above is an expression of thanks to the people and books that have most influenced our thinking.
In this blog post we describe a framework for connecting agility to profitability in four steps: Profit comes from high performance; High performance can only come from being focused; Being focused can only happen if everyone is aligned behind a common purpose; High...read more
It is well established, in research studies over many years, that well-aligned organisations perform better than poorly aligned ones. One of the pioneering studies, published in the Strategic Management Journal in 1992 (1), discovered that 30% of the variation in...read more
Definition: Organisational alignment is the extent to which people, processes and technology are coordinated, focused and effectively pursuing the strategic objectives of the organisation. Goal Atlas 2017 Three key elements of organisational alignment are encompassed...read more
The heritage of goal mapping stretches back to 1938 and the pioneering endeavours of Lawrence Miles in General Electric. He took a step back from the ledgers of component costs, material costs and labour costs to explore how the greatest value could be delivered to...read more
One of Shawn Parker's many insights into Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of the business is that Mark had an instinctive understanding of the key business decisions that needed to be made and the circumstances that surround them. Research suggests that not...read more
Ah, remember the memo! How they would often start in a spirit of considerate open-ness, explaining the 3 or 4 options available to us and inviting our thoughts. Before, that is, they ruined it all by giving just enough hints that the decision was already made and...read more
Thoughts from Goal Atlas
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