Effectiveness versus Efficiency
Which Describes YOU Best?

The leader must discover the "Doing things right is not as important as doing the right thngs." A comparison between the Effective leader and the Efficient one is helpful.



Focuses on the desired result Focuses on doing one's work in the correct manner
Seeks successes Seeks to avoid failure
End of task most important Means or resource to do a task most important
Oriented toward strategy and setting and keeping priorities Oriented toward keeping the present system going
Uses a job description to define the work to be done and to set goals based on priorities Performs each of the stated duties of a job description in the correct manner.
Attempts to find new ways to perform the task better Concerned with keeping the status quo (things the way they are)
Anticipates change Reacts to change
Flexible when change requires it. Inflexible -- determined to carry out plans regardless of change.
Motivated toward growth Comfortable with keeping things as they are.
Constantly giving critical evaluation of a task Prone to keeping record of what is going on.

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