Saturday, August 15, 2009

Time Saving techiniques for managers

Dealing With The Interruptions
You need to evaluate what the interruption represents as the demand on the time and how to deal with the non-urgent interruptions in the polite but an effective way.

Knowing When to Delegate
You should overcome a reluctance to the delegate, and also decide which tasks are most suitable for the delegation.

Delegating Effectively
Consider the practical aspects of delegating work, the importance of providing the ongoing support and the feedback, and a need to evaluate a outcome and apply the lessons learned when delegating the work in future.

Managing The Incoming Calls
Learn to screen the incoming calls when you do not want to be disturbed, and a various tactics for keeping the incoming telephone calls as short as possible.

Managing The Outbound Calls
Use outgoing call log to help the plan and structure the calls, and maintain efficient time management approach for making the outgoing calls.

Organizing The Workspace
Learn to deal with the incoming paperwork in the efficient way, and identify the manual and the electronic filing systems which meet the needs of a way you do work.

Communicating Effectively
Consider the various time saving techniques which you can use to improve the efficiency with regard to the written communications. This includes: speed-reading, the business letters and the email.

Time Management principles

Time Management Principles

Time management explains the attributes which are needed for the effective time management, and also the benefits of beginning with the limited range of the tactics, before extending these into the overall time management strategy.

Identifying a Time Loss

You should realize the importance of carrying out the objective review of how do you currently spend the time and identifying what proportion of the time is spent in the areas which are not essential for achieving the goals.

Urgency and the Importance
You need to use urgency/importance grid to classify the tasks which you currently perform, and how to optimize an amount of the time which you do spend on each of the type of task.

The Effective Decision Making
It describes the various techniques which can contribute to the more effective decision making.

Setting the Goals
This will discuss adopting a proactive approach in order to anticipate the events and be in the position to identify and define the goals clearly.

Defining the Objectives
you need to learn how to analyze the goals to define the series of objectives and need to rank the objectives in order to identify means and actions which are needed to achieve them.