Tesco staff keep hands on the wheel: Objectives managed and steered to appraisal

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Publication date: 21 August 2009

Abstract

Purpose

Reviews the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

While many organizations call their strategic planning and management systems a balanced scorecard, UK supermarket chain Tesco prefer to call theirs a steering wheel. Everyone in the business has a copy so they can set their objectives against it and be judged by it.

Practical implications

Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to digest format.

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Citation

(2009), "Tesco staff keep hands on the wheel: Objectives managed and steered to appraisal", Strategic Direction, Vol. 25 No. 9, pp. 5-8. https://doi.org/10.1108/02580540910983268

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2009, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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