30. November 2009 18:14
Managing your time at work is often a challenge. Me2Team automatically delivers the information you need to make the best use of your time. Plus Me2Team lets you share tasks and ToDo's with other people, so you always know what is happening, has happened or is planned to happen around you.Few people will disagree that effective work time management gets more work done with a lot less stress. The core of most personal time management solutions is creating a ToDo list and keeping it current. However working out what work is relevant to you and what you ... [More]
24. November 2009 17:44
Know what is happening, know what to do
Over many years of consulting and research in the workplace, I have found that one of a manager’s greatest needs is to “know what is actually happening”, whereas the greatest need for people doing work is to “know what to do”.
Managers need to know what is happening so they can:
· stay in control
· report to senior management or the board
· &... [More]
9. November 2009 17:45
Keeping work organized is a major challenge. There is a strong relationship between the effectiveness of work organization and productivity; so better organization usually improves ROI.
People do work, so work organization is largely about how people are organized and most importantly, how people organize themselves. Gone are the days, when managers were able to organize every action that each person is doing.
People are more dispersed, changes are more frequent, and there are less managers and supervisors. So the only way forward, seems to be to make it easier for peo... [More]
8. November 2009 17:46
I have found the greatest weakness of most planning is that a plan is made initially but not kept up to date. Usually planning is done before all the information about the work is clear, so the plan becomes less relevant as time goes on. To stay relevant, a plan needs to constantly be checked and updated as the situation changes and better information becomes available.
To get your work done with a minimum of time, effort and stress, the work needs to be planned and managed to completion. Most importantly, plans need to be easily updated until they are completed, so they match ... [More]