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Gary Cokins

Gary Cokins

Founder and CEO - Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

United States | Professional Services - Information, Technology

The Tipping Point for Analytics-based Performance Management

Posted almost 4 years ago, 0 comments
How does an organization decide to implement analytics-based performance management system methodologies? To answer this we can learn a lesson from the Malcolm Gladwell, a social scientist and author of best-selling book The Tipping Point, who describes how changes in mindset and perception can attain a critical mass and then quickly create an entirely different position of opinion. Let’s apply Gladwell’s thinking to the question of whether the widespread adoption of analytics-based performance management is near its tipping point or whether we will only know this in retrospect after it has happened.
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What Will be the Next New Management Breakthrough?

Posted about 4 years ago, 4 comments
Since the 1890s there have arguably been only a few major management breakthroughs with several minor ones. What will be the next big tsunami in management that can differentiate leading organizations from also-rans lagging behind them? I suggest one possibility at the conclusion of this blog.
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A “Dear CEO” Advice Column

Posted about 4 years ago, 1 comment
Self-help books and newspaper advice columns, such as the famous Ann Landers column, are prevalent for issues involving relationships, money or etiquette. What if there were an advice column for CEOs?
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Lessons about Performance Management from Famous People

Posted about 4 years ago, 0 comments
Achieving the full vision of the enterprise performance management framework embedded with business analytics involves more than selecting one of its many methodologies and then purchasing software to install and implement the solutions. It requires individuals with talent and skills. Below is a list of famous people who have inspired me and exemplify the traits valuable to achieving that full vision.
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We’re Down Here!

Posted about 4 years ago, 0 comments
From the top desk to the desk top. In many organizations there can be a wide divide between the executives in their large corner offices and the managers and employees. The separation I am referring to is between the strategy formulated by the executive team and the employees tasked to implement it. It is rare that there is a good connection between the two.
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