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Why do so many scorecard projects fail? Why do managers treat information as a source of power to be protected, instead of an asset to be exploited? Clearly there has to be a better way of managing perfomance. After witnessing countless initiatives fail, Oracle thought leader and former Gartner analyst Frank Buytendijk challenges conventional wisdom on the best practices of performance management and developed a new framework that predicts and improves organizational behavior--which in turn maximizes business performance both inside and outside an organization.
In Performance Leadership, Buytendijk takes a breakthrough approach that focuses on people's behaviors both within and outside of the organization. He presents the “next practices” of performance management, revealing that the trick is to focus on human behaviors to create strategic alignment across the organization. After reviewing the most popular methodologies today, Frank shows how predicting and correcting human behaviors is the key to achieving your desired results.
Performance management is intended to support decision making, manage business operations, and drive peoples behavior. In most cases, however, the behavioral side is forgotten. The framework in Performance Leadership enables you to
- Motivate your people to follow a common path
- Avoid dysfunctional behaviors
- Create strategic alignment--all people taking the right actions
- Raise the bar of expected performance
Full of case studies, practical examples, and unconventional thinking, Performance Leadership will help you create better management processes and performance indicators that will help you make the most of your scorecards and strategic plans.
Our changing performance landscape is still evolving, as it continues to be formed by strict regulations on compliance and transparency, a global economy, social pressures of greater corporate responsibility, and a wave of new business innovations. In this ever-changing new business environment, Performance Leadership is a forward-thinking road map you cannot afford to be without.
Take your business to the next level inperformance managementPerformanceLeadership
By taking a behavioral approach, Performance Leadershipchallenges conventional wisdom on the best practices in performance management. This new approach works to predict and improve organizational behavior tocreate strategic alignment, and to maximize businessperformance inside and outside the organization. FrankBuytendijk introduces his unique approach toperformance management and provides a practicalPerformance Leadership Framework to show howcompanies can build a common purpose, effectivelybridge conflicting objectives, and achieve resultsthrough all stakeholders.
Your guidebook to the next level of performance management
In a field dominated by finance and control, performance management authority Frank Buytendijk takes a breakthrough approach, focusing on people's behaviors within the organization and beyond. Performance Leadership outlines his breakthrough approach, providing a practical Performance Leadership Framework that enables your organization to build a common purpose, effectively bridge conflicting objectives, and achieve results through all stakeholders.
In an environment dictated by heavy regulations on compliance and transparency, a global economy, social pressures to behave responsibly and many business innovations, Performance Leadership is an insurance policy for successful performance management of the future.
About the Author
Frank Buytendijk is one of the world's most respected authorities on business intelligence and performance management. Over the last two decades, through his research and his presentations worldwide, Frank has built a strong recognition. Currently, Frank is Vice President of Strategy for Oracle Corp.
Table of Contents
Ch 1: Focus, Alignment and Transparency
Ch 2: Understanding the Basics of Enterprise performance management
Ch 3: More on the Balanced Scorecard
Chapter 4: A different view on performance management
Chapter 5: Horizontal and vertical alignment
Chapter 6: Linking Performance and Risk
Chapter 7: One version of the truth
Chapter 8: Business Interfaces Drive Collaboration and Insight
Chapter 9: Measurement drives behavior
Chapter 10: Values
Chapter 11: Corporate Social Responsibility
Chapter 12: The Return of the Mission Statement
Chapter 13: Performance Networks