Comments for Manage By Walking Around http://jonathanbecher.com Aligning Execution With Strategy Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:30:34 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Comment on Studying Busy Work by Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work - Manage By Walking Around http://jonathanbecher.com/2011/02/27/studying-busy-work/#comment-11283 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:30:34 +0000 http://alignment.wordpress.com/?p=1263#comment-11283 […] Of the seven, I was particularly intrigued by their insights into time pressure. Not surprisingly, when managers regularly set impossibly short time frames or extraordinarily high workloads, employees become stressed, unhappy, and unmotivated. However, occasional periods of time pressure for short durations were viewed positively – even exhilarating. In addition, environments with very low time pressure, although rare in the research, were also perceived negatively. In the authors’ words, “people hate being bored” (more here). […]

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Comment on Is The Glass Half Empty or Half Full? by Mira Peneva http://jonathanbecher.com/2015/07/26/glass-half-empty-or-half-full/#comment-11277 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:33:12 +0000 http://jonathanbecher.com/?p=5310#comment-11277 ‘Technically, the glass is always full – half with air, half with water’ – Sheldon Cooper from Big Bang Theory. I guess the important question is: What the glass is full with? It is all about the contents…
So, the open-minded person would say: “Look, there is a unicorn in the glass” :-)

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Comment on Measuring (Lack of) CRM Usage by Quick Guide to Performance Management - Manage By Walking Around http://jonathanbecher.com/2008/03/10/measuring-lack-of-crm-usage/#comment-11270 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:03:46 +0000 http://alignment.wordpress.com/?p=108#comment-11270 […] of my favorite performance management stories: the dirty KPIs in a city public works department, circumventing the CRM system in a call center, and keeping my own lawn […]

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Comment on Performance Gaps by Quick Guide to Performance Management - Manage By Walking Around http://jonathanbecher.com/2007/06/25/performance-gaps/#comment-11269 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:03:31 +0000 http://alignment.wordpress.com/2007/06/25/performance-gaps/#comment-11269 […] A grading system compares actual and target values to determine a performance score. The closer the actual value is to the target value, the better the score. One of the most common systems is based on letter grades (A/B/C/D/F) in which 90% and above is an “A”, 80-90% is an “B”, etc. Unfortunately, this common scheme doesn’t work in many situations such as rewarding over-performance , grading on a curve, and dealing with defect rates. […]

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Comment on What’s in a name? by Quick Guide to Performance Management - Manage By Walking Around http://jonathanbecher.com/2006/07/31/whats-in-a-name/#comment-11268 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:03:13 +0000 https://alignment.wordpress.com/2006/07/31/whats-in-a-name/#comment-11268 […] many years as a performance management enthusiast, I sometimes forget how much confusion there still is around the topic. Since I’m a big believer […]

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Comment on Is The Glass Half Empty or Half Full? by jdunnett http://jonathanbecher.com/2015/07/26/glass-half-empty-or-half-full/#comment-11267 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:48:53 +0000 http://jonathanbecher.com/?p=5310#comment-11267 The focus group leader says, “Are you happier with it being half empty or half full?”

The CMO says, “That’s going to be the best water you’ve ever had!”

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Comment on Is The Glass Half Empty or Half Full? by Benjamin http://jonathanbecher.com/2015/07/26/glass-half-empty-or-half-full/#comment-11266 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:31:28 +0000 http://jonathanbecher.com/?p=5310#comment-11266 I prefer:

The Pessimist says the glass is half empty;
The Optimist says the glass is half full:
The Sales Rep says “Let’s talk about ice”.

Source: Google.

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Comment on Is The Glass Half Empty or Half Full? by Innova Leadership http://jonathanbecher.com/2015/07/26/glass-half-empty-or-half-full/#comment-11265 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:34:00 +0000 http://jonathanbecher.com/?p=5310#comment-11265 The post-modernist will dispute any one that conjectures to know either half-full or half-empty. We must measure, analyze, and discuss. Even then, another post-modernist will deconstruct the results.

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Comment on Is The Glass Half Empty or Half Full? by Dan Wellers http://jonathanbecher.com/2015/07/26/glass-half-empty-or-half-full/#comment-11264 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:16:14 +0000 http://jonathanbecher.com/?p=5310#comment-11264 The politician waits for the opinion survey.

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Comment on Is The Glass Half Empty or Half Full? by T.Redd http://jonathanbecher.com/2015/07/26/glass-half-empty-or-half-full/#comment-11263 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:37:59 +0000 http://jonathanbecher.com/?p=5310#comment-11263 Glass half full or empty is a special brand awareness program that re-establishes a brand in full ways or half ways (additional support tools). This HALF F/E is a special set of cloud based tools integrated with patented algorithims that monitor customer feedback, purchase patterns and social network traffic. HALF F/E is on its second round of funding and is hotter then a Unicorn perched on a storm cloud…

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