How relevant performance measurement can improve business profitability

Clarke, Rod; Watkins, Richard
August 2003
Management Services;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p22
Academic Journal
Demonstrates how relevant performance measurement can improve business profitability, according to Rod Clarke and Richard Watkins, senior company executives, educators and advisers to British and global businesses. Definition of core measures including customer order delivery, schedule achievement for production and suppliers and velocity; Emphasis on the importance of personnel management in terms of incentives and rewards.


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