TITLE

The search for meaningful measures

AUTHOR(S)
Neely, Professor Andy
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Management Services;Summer2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues related to performance measurement and management. Surveys suggest that in the five years to 2000 around half of all companies attempted to transform their performance measurement systems, while more recent data indicate that 85 percent of organizations had performance measurement initiatives under way in 2004. Today managers are using frameworks such as the balanced scorecard and the performance prism to achieve balance in their measurement systems. They are designed to encourage managers to think broadly about what success constitute for their organization.
ACCESSION #
25547732

 

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