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Leadership Development Module 2, Chapter 1: The Relationship Between Performance Management, Strategic Planning and Governance

Published: 29 February 2016

ID: G00300746

Analyst(s): Colleen Young


When an effective performance management program is designed, it is necessary to know what to measure and how the measurements will be used. Strategic planning and governance are critical tools that enable operations and corporate management to maximize organizational performance.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction to Performance Management, Strategy and Governance
    • Strategic Drivers
  • Using Strategic Planning to Identify Key Performance Goals and Metrics
  • Performance Management and Supply-and-Demand Governance
    • IT Governance Relationship Model
    • The Gartner IT Demand/Supply IT Governance Model
  • Wrap-Up

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