RE: Measurable objectives?

Subject: RE: Measurable objectives?
From: "Dori Green" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 10:59:33 -0500

Connie Giordano wrote:

How do you measure #1? The concept is excellent, but it isn't really
measurable by bean counters or HR types.

I had written:

1. Maintain pro-active control of writing projects with detailed schedules,
milestones, and early identification of key variables affecting


Of course it's measurable -- it's done (100%) or not done (0%), or it was
attempted 100% of the time and it was successful 50% of the time. I do
admit that an all-or-nothing measurement can be risky in an organization
where "management by objective" is The Big Deal.

Dori Green


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