Organizational Efficiency or Effectiveness?

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Shabbir, Pakistan

Organizational Efficiency or Effectiveness?

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


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?


Organisational Effectiveness

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

Muhammad Yousaf, Pakistan


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

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.

Michael P. Enriquez
Student (MBA), Philippines

Efficiency & Effectiveness

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

pradeep deo
Strategy Consultant, India

Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness

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

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

Amankwa Prince
Student (University), Ghana

Efficiency and Effectiveness

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

Manager, India

Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness

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

O. Faruk Kocak, Turkey

Efficiency and Effectiveness

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

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

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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