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Shabbir, Pakistan

Organizational Efficiency or Effectiveness?

Which is more important for an organization: efficiency or effectiveness? Why?
 

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Pradeep Sukumar, India
 

Organizational Efficiency vs Effectiveness

Dear Shabbir, to me, organisational efficiency appears to be of paramount importance, in the light of the intensively competitive business environment. Don't you feel that effectiveness would be a natural consequence of efficiency?

 
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RAMESHWER RAO
EXECUTIVE-SUPPLY CHAIN, India
 

Organisational Effectiveness

Undoubtedly organisational efficiency is the real mantra for success of any organisation. However, it should be well supported by effective working practices.

 
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Muhammad Yousaf, Pakistan
 

Management

Efficiency and effectiveness also callled end and means how we can more explain? if possible?

 
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SILVANUS OBONDI
Manager, Kenya
 

Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness

Efficiency is more important since it indirectly encompasses effectiveness..
The fact that both are very crucial in any entity, efficiency refers to meeting the desired output with minimum possible input. This then means that the desired output( effectiveness) is achieved through minimum output.

 
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Michael P. Enriquez
Student (MBA), Philippines
 

Efficiency & Effectiveness

Effectiveness refers to attaining the objective and efficiency determines the quality of achieving t... Sign up

 
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pradeep deo
Strategy Consultant, India
 

Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness

Efficiency and effectiveness are interdependent. Without efficiency effectiveness has little meaning... Sign up

 
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jinson, India
 

Effectiveness and Efficiency

I would like to compare efficiency to a river and effectiveness to a sea. If there is no river there... Sign up

 
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Amankwa Prince, Ghana
 

Efficiency and Effectiveness

Efficiency is the ability to minimize available resource to achieve a specific objective and effecti... Sign up

 
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bala
Manager, India
 

Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness

Efficiency means: "doing things right" Effectiveness means: "doing the right things".... Sign up

 
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O. Faruk Kocak, Turkey
 

Efficiency and Effectiveness

@Bala: congratulations Bala, it is the best description. Also efficiency is more technical, wherea... Sign up

 
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Kwok
Student (Other), Hong Kong
 

Both are Important in Job Setting

An organisation has to strike a balance between efficiency and effectiveness. Or even better: achiev... Sign up

 
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Ebwongu Michael, Uganda
 

Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness

@Michael P. Enriquez: Efficiency does not necessarily equate to quality; efficiency translates to th... Sign up

 

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topic Are Fayol's 14 Management Principles Still Relevant Today?
topic What is Management? Art, Science, ?
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topic Management Requires Patience
topic How to Remember the 14 Principles by Fayol?
topic Best Ever Developed on Management
topic The 10 Principles of Urwick
topic Managers versus Leaders
topic Risks in Fayol's 14 Principles of Management
topic Evolution of Management
topic Good and Bad Managers...
topic POLICE Acronym in Management
topic Delegation: How to Delegate Effectively?
topic Need for Employees' Welfare in the Principles
topic Managers: Born or Made?
topic Fayol's 5 Management Roles (Functions)
topic Add #15 Principle: Conformity to the Basic Origin
topic What is Prevoyance? Explanation
topic Difficulties to Apply 14 Principles of Henri Fayol
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topic A Good Organization Run by Monkeys
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topic Are Fayol's Principles of Management also applicable to non-profit organizations?
topic Books by Henri Fayol on Management
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