The Key Questions for Managerial Effectiveness

THE STARTING point for achieving greater effectiveness is asking and answering the right questions, over and over. Answering these questions will help you keep your eye on the ball. Excellent managers are highly aware of the answers to the important questions.

The key questions for managerial effectiveness are:

  • Why are you on the payroll? Good managers are extremely results-oriented, instead of being processor activity-oriented. They are always focused on the results they have been hired to produce. What have you been hired to accomplish?
  • What is the unique contribution that you can make? What can you and only you contribute to your organization that, if done well, will make a significant ...

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