Purchase Solution

Strategic Planning:performance management

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Journal article analysis
Tapinos, E., Dyson, R. G., & Meadows, M. (2005) 'The impact of performance measurement in strategic planning', International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 54 (5), pp. 370-384.

1. The number of words more than 600 (the more the better)
2. Bullet points and highlighted viewpoints that I can work on (it is better to list page numbers that relate to the points)
3. Conclusion or summary
4. Real world examples if possible (or even a short one is fine)
5. Academic reference or journal article citation with list
6. Not too many citations from the original article

Question (all questions should be based on the article):
1. Evaluate the finding that performance management is one of the key success factors in strategic planning.
2. What effect do you think the size of the organization and the rate of change have on the effectiveness of performance measurement?
3. Support your argument with evidence from the study and other real examples where possible.

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

Importance of performance management in strategic planning is explained in a structured manner in this response. The answer includes references used.

Solution Preview

Performance measurement is one of the key success factors in strategic planning. The study carried out a factor analysis on forty-two independent variables. A four factor solution was found. The four factors produced were organizational direction, performance measurement, strategic initiatives and option, development and selection, and organizational uncertainty and flexibility. The factor analysis shows that performance measurement is one of the key success factors in strategic planning. Performance measurement was one of the four key factors characterizing a current trend in strategic planning. This supports the contention that the culture of measurement is embedded in modern management practice. Research has revealed that performance measurement has a significant influence in supporting the achievement of an organizational goal and effectiveness/efficiency of the strategic planning process. Real life example: I work for a company that makes molded plastic toys. With changes in the market for toys, my company has changed its strategic direction. When strategic objectives are to be set, the top management of my company uses performance measurement information to assess the strengths and weaknesses of different departments in my company. Performance measurement information is one of the key factors that affect the strategic direction and strategic objectives in the company where I work.

The effect of the size of the organization is that large ...

Solution provided by:
  • BSc , University of Calcutta
  • MBA, Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management
Recent Feedback
  • "I read your comments, and thank you for this feedback. Do I need to find other studies that applied this methodology Ive used? That's where I'm stuck at."
  • "Thank you kindly sir. "
  • "Excellent and well explained. --Thank you kindly. "
  • "Awesome notes. I appreciate you."
  • "I have the follow-up project and I will assign that to you very soon. "
Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Marketing Management Philosophies Quiz

A test on how well a student understands the basic assumptions of marketers on buyers that will form a basis of their marketing strategies.

Organizational Leadership Quiz

This quiz prepares a person to do well when it comes to studying organizational leadership in their studies.

Academic Reading and Writing: Critical Thinking

Importance of Critical Thinking

Employee Orientation

Test your knowledge of employee orientation with this fun and informative quiz. This quiz is meant for beginner and advanced students as well as professionals already working in the HR field.

Introduction to Finance

This quiz test introductory finance topics.