Hospital Quality Improvement Mirrors Strategic Execution


I started this series describing an approach to execution of management goals described in the book  The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey and Jim Huling. The design of the WIG (wildly important goal) was described in detail. But what comes next? Let’s imagine that your team has selected a WIG. And the goal is written in the format of “from X to Y by when.” According to the authors of 4DX, the next [...]

Hospital Quality Improvement Mirrors Strategic Execution2016-12-20T21:02:30-06:00

How to Go From Goal Setting to Execution


I made it a habit to meet with my directors on a monthly basis to update them on news from the senior executive team and CEO. We used the opportunity to prepare for our annual budget and set management goals. There was always some trepidation about execution of our goals, as our annual bonuses were linked to achieving them. During the year, we also used those meetings to assess our progress in achieving our goals. In a previous post, I [...]

How to Go From Goal Setting to Execution2016-12-18T15:34:48-06:00

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