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Tag Archives: charts
The Bells! The Bells!
“About half of everything is below average”. When you think about that, it’s pretty obvious isn’t it? Well keep that thought in mind as we explore a widely misapplied and misunderstood tool of performance management – The Bell Curve. Without … Continue reading
Posted in Systems thinking Tagged bell curve, charts, command and control, data, management, performance management, systems thinking, variety 12 Comments
Poo-Pooing Performance Indicators
At the beginning of the ‘Bad Performance Measurement On Tour’ series I issued a call-to-arms for eagle-eyed readers, asking them to send me their examples of bad performance measurement. Twitter user @Wiggies13 responded to this rallying cry and sent me the … Continue reading
Posted in Systems thinking Tagged charts, data, deming, operational definition, performance measurement, policy, systems thinking, targets 8 Comments
A few things happened yesterday. Firstly I realised I hadn’t written a blog for a while. (This isn’t because I’ve run out of things to say, just because I’ve been busier than usual recently). The second thing was that I discovered my old … Continue reading
Posted in Systems thinking Tagged charts, command and control, performance management, police, spc, systems thinking 6 Comments
Stay Calm And Don’t Knee-Jerk.
At school my least favourite subject was maths. I could never quite understand the point of learning how to calculate the volume of a traffic cone or surface area of a football. Fast forward a few years to my early … Continue reading
Posted in Systems thinking Tagged charts, data, pbc, performance, police, spc, targets 13 Comments