Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Increasing team output quality, part of Managing for Results.
- We've talked a great deal about…what it means to make rapid decisions.…It's also, of course, true that we can never…allow our work pace to affect the achievement…of work quality goals, as well.…Following each performance period,…you can support increased team output quality…with a thoughtful post-hoc analysis.…This is precisely the type of activity…that is perfect for a team or leadership retreat.…Follow these steps to set yourself up for success.…First, broadcast the purpose of the meeting…an initial agenda, and very clear expectations…about their homework before the meeting…and the input you want to see at the meeting.…
You want each of them to brainstorm alone…before they arrive about key ways…you can do what you do better.…Remind them to avoid a focus on blame…and instead, zero in on possibilities.…Tell them to be very specific and…to be ready to positively engage…a robust conversation at the meeting.…You'll also want to suggest several possible locations,…and be sure to solicit feedback…to refine the agenda and help select the location.…
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- Identify multiple strategies for managing with results in mind.
- Explore the strengths and weaknesses of visual management.
- Recognize the key factors in building a transparent meritocracy.
- Identify methods for tuning and optimizing management processes to improve efficiency.
- Review the challenges of rapid decision making.
- List the essential elements of a post-hoc analysis.