Manage by Exception
YOUR MOST PRECIOUS resource is your time. If you are like most people in management, you are overwhelmed with too much to do and too little time to do it in. Every hour of every day, more tasks come in; it’s like a broken production line that you cannot stop or turn off.
To achieve your full potential, you must use every technique possible to get more things done in less time. One of the best of all techniques is called “management by exception.”
In the normal course of management, your job is to get things done through others. You think through the task, assign it to the right person, and then supervise and monitor to make sure the task is done on time.
Reduce Management Time
With management by exception, however, you ...