High Output Management

applying the methods of production, exercising managerial leverage, and eliciting an athlete’s desire for peak performance can help nearly everyone to work more productively.

Thee basic ideas:

  • Output-oriented approach to management: apply some of the principles and the discipline of manufacturing to other forms of business enterprise, it gave a systematic way of managing it.
  • The output of a manager is the output of the organizational units under his supervision or influence. Choosing to perform tasks that possess high managerial leverage which measures the impact of what managers do to increase the output of their teams.
  • A team will perform well only if peak performance is elicited from the individuals in it: sport analogy and task-relevant feedback.

from High Output Management – Andrew S.Grove

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