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Quiz time! Have a go at the challenge below. In each case, select answer ‘a’ or answer ’b’ in response to the question, “Which is better?” Question 1 a) “Can I have a cup of tea please?” b) “Can I have … Continue reading
***Warning – if you are a small child do not read all the way to the end of this post*** Well it must be that festive time of year again as all things Christmassy are starting to appear everywhere around me. … Continue reading
In no particular order… 1. A London bus has been found in Antarctica. 2. Numerical targets don’t cause dysfunctional behaviour. 3. A World War Two bomber was once photographed on the moon. 4. League tables are a statistically robust method of comparing peers. … Continue reading
Imagine you’ve been out to a restaurant for a meal and when you get home, you experience agonising stomach cramps, blurred vision and other symptoms too horrible to describe here. When you’re well enough to leave the house, you return … Continue reading
Okay, so you’ve seen the light and realised that numerical targets are bad for you and those around you. You want to give them up, but you’ve been using them for years. How do you overcome the cravings that you … Continue reading
If you’re ever talking about performance and you hear any of these phrases coming out of your mouth… “…compared to this time last year / last month / last week / the average / the target / the other department, team or … Continue reading
As I go about my formal and informal research into the effects of target-driven performance management, I regularly have conversations with people at all levels of organisations. One thing I’ve found is that the people at the very top of … Continue reading
Recently, I had cause to write to a Government department to ask a question. I knew my query was in good hands as soon as I received an automated reply advising me of their service level agreement for replying to … Continue reading
Being as I know you love my artwork, I thought I’d treat you to this pictorial representation of a particularly nasty little cycle that is behind a lot of serious organisational failures. Look at the sort of stuff that starts … Continue reading