Your Business Coach: Create 'performance slack' to help efficiency
J. Bob Jones: Slack in a schedule helps a project team minimize the impact of tasks or activities lasting longer than planned. It is a well-established and accepted approach to managing scheduling risk.
Any successful organization is going to have times when it is not the most effective or efficient. The key is to creating performance slack for your organization and your people.
Your Business Coach is a regular column produced by The Persimmon Group, an Oklahoma-based consulting firm that offers practical, results-oriented advice for business professionals of all disciplines and business owners across industries. This week's column is by TPG Consultant J. Bob Jones. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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