6 years, 3 months ago

Why High Performance Organizations Are Hard to Build

Productive organizations get more work done than expected. High performance organizations produce the unexpected. They not only produce more, they also produce “different”. When most people think of organizational performance, they think first about productivity. Are we getting enough work done? And how do you get a highly productive organization – by focusing on efficiency. […]

6 years, 4 months ago

What Is a High Performance Organization?

First, let me say I am not talking about highly productive organizations. Productive organizations get more work done than expected. High performance organizations produce the unexpected. They not only produce more, they also produce “different”. Defining a true high performance organization is difficult. When we think about personal or organizational performance, we tend to see […]

6 years, 8 months ago

Three Essential Elements for High Performance Organizations

The elusive high-performance organization I have recently turned my thinking to high performance organizations and how to create them. Though most of us have worked in good organizations (and a few bad ones along the way), few have firsthand experience of really great, high-performing organizations. They are in fact very rare creatures. We know they […]