This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.
Monday, January 28, 2008
Business Book Poll -- Somehow Goldratt's The Goal is #1 by what seems like an artificially wide margin. Maybe it has something to do with mention of the poll on the TOC-related discussion lists.
posted by Frank - Permanent Link -
We've been crazy busy merging the different parts of our services business. I'm still trying to figure out how the bit I did read on resource replenishment would actually work without getting too deep in data. I think I'm losing my TOC persuasion skills or at least my confidence in them, or maybe just the time/energy to apply them.
"...the point of technology is not to give people more access to an individual, but to give that individual more control over their time. You use your cell phone, remote internet access and/or BlackBerry to manage your job on your own terms. Your focus is on outcomes, not availability."
It's not about how much you do - it's about how much you accomplish.
"Corporate leaders who think they can slash expenses without customers noticing might want to give Circuit City Stores Inc.'s top brass a call. The electronics retailer is living the nightmare of cost-cutting gone bad."