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assessment is to go accordingly to those identified measures. This way ofassessment should also be shared with the staff so they know what is the expectedoutput and how it is going to be measured.-Identify responsible party(ies): Everyone in the business, as an individual or team,has specific responsibilities they have to account for.-Collect data: Keeping numerical or quantifiable information as well as the results fromits analysis, allows the prediction of trends and the adequacy of the collectedmaterial.-Analyze actual performance: raw data is transformed into performance measures inan understandable form so it can be distributed amongst each staff member.-Are corrective actions necessary? Correctives are always necessary to improveperformance, obviously depending on the magnitude certain corrections should beexecuted, and they should be encouraging instead of creating distress or threaten.-Are new goals needed? Whether a business is not doing really well and needs newstandards or is going very well but can set new challenges, businesses need torevise standards and goals periodically in order to strive for success. 6) The Principle of Least Eff ort This principle is a universal theory which states that living organisms and complex systems are naturally inclined to choose the path of least resistance. Energy is a valuable resource because it determines the quantity as well as the quantity of your life.
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And this is so true for time management and productivity. Why would you want it to be extremely hard and diffi cult if there’s a much easier way that doesn’t involve major suffering? There’s a lot of merit to doing things the hard way as it builds character and develops willpower . However, for your success to be sustainable, you would want to reduce turmoil. What this premise entails is doing the least amount of things for the highest yield of return. The trick to being more productive is to learn how to get more done in less time, without sacrificing quality. The most important questions you have to ask in here are: What is the minimum I can do to achieve the maximum amount of results? What is the ONE activity that would make everything else a lot easier or insignificant? How much time would I save if I did X and where could I put it to greater use? Which of these activities grants me the highest rate of return? But is the effort required to achieve those results worth it? How can I reduce the amount of energy I exert while still maintaining the same amount of quality? Do I have to optimize my work process or improve my skills? The Pareto’s Principle The Principle of Least Effort can be applied to the Pareto’s Law as well. Wilfred Pareto was an Italian economist who in his 1859 paper postulated that 80% of the effects are derived from 20% of the causes. He analyzed the distribution of land ownership in Italia and discovered that 80% of the land was owned by 20% of the
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people. This pattern began to emerge in everything else as well – 80% of the car accidents are caused by 20% of the drivers, 20% of Wilfred’s peapods in his garden contained 80% of the peas.
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