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Effectiveness is the capability of producing a desired result in which objectives are achieved or the targeted problems are solved.

In contrast to efficiency, effectiveness is determined without reference to costs and doing the right thing. Peter Drucker stated in his book The Effective Executive (2006) that effectiveness can and must be learned.

Looking from a business and management perspective, this competence is a very important aspect because it determines it success, flexibility and adaptability. It is difficult to measure within an organization. When targets are achieved within the agreed period, one can speak of effectiveness. It is important in this to motivate employees and to gain a clear understanding of their way of working.

There have been lots of scientific and practical studies on this competence for a learning point of view. What are the most known and used models and methods? What are their success stories and practical tips when you apply these? These posts are all about great effectivity tools and methods that can help you to achieve your goal or understand certain aspects that come with this competence.

Emotional Intelligence Components by Daniel Goleman - ToolsHero

Emotional Intelligence Components

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Principles of success by Napoleon Hill - ToolsHero

17 Principles of success (Hill)

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research tips - ToolsHero

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Exemplifying yourself

Exemplifying yourself by sticking out an 1/8th of an inch

This article is about exemplifying yourself in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful effectiveness tool. Introduction Jim Collins said, "Good is the enemy of great", and he could not...
McClelland motivation theory - need theory on achievement | ToolsHero

McClelland Motivation Theory

This article explains the McClelland Motivation Theory, developed by David McClelland, in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful motivation theory. The McClelland Motivation Theory The American psychologist David McClelland...
ERG theory - ToolsHero

ERG theory

This article explains the ERG theory by Clayton Alderfer in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful motivation theory. Introduction Many academics have examined various theories with respect to satisfying...
Enneagram - ToolsHero

Enneagram

This article explains the Enneagram in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful personal and self analysis tool. What is the Enneagram The Enneagram is an age-old model, in which...
Losada line model or critical positivity ratio - team management | ToolsHero

Losada line model

This article explains the Losada line model, also known as the Positivity ratio in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful effectiveness tool. Introduction What makes different teams function in...
Speed reading - ToolsHero

Speed reading by Tony Buzan

This article explains Speed reading, developed by Tony Buzan, in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful effectiveness tool. Introduction Reading (text) books takes quite some time. This is why...
Action Priority Matrix - ToolsHero

Action Priority Matrix (APM)

This article explains the action priority matrix or activity prioritization matrix in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful effectiveness tool. Introduction People in organizations have busy diaries overflowing with...

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