The Logic Of Time Management

The logical basis for time management is as follows. You will likely spend your time this week much the way you spent time last week. In general, the way you spent your time last week provides a fair approximation of the way you will spend time in future weeks. There are, however, many exceptions. During exam week, for example, you may not attend the same classes and you will probably spend more time studying and less time doing homework. To make realistic plans, you have to track the way you...

Making The Tactical Case For Process Improvement

In the typical organization, management claims to be thinking strategically. However, imagine that you work for a company in a highly competitive industry that is struggling to improve its quarterly earnings. While process improvement is accepted as a great idea, nobody will invest any significant money in it. What is more, the costs in your improvement proposal must be justified, and you must show that the costs can be recovered in less than a year without seriously disrupting any project....