Accession Number:

ADA517502

Title:

Tracking Performance to Improve Accountability. Transition Topic

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE BUSINESS BOARD WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

2008-10-23

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

ISSUE The Secretary needs the means to track the progress of his most important objectives to help assure their accomplishment. IMPORTANCE The next Secretary will be faced with a myriad of management issues in very constrained financial environment creating tremendous pressure to make strategic trade-offs. He needs the means to direct individuals and units to those activities most critical to performance. Managing a huge organization with conflicting internal and external interests requires a performance-management process that cascades critical objectives down the organization, translates them into measurement metrics, and provides for periodic reports back for evaluation feedback.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE