25 Need-To-Know Key Performance Indicators VitalSource eText : 9781292016504

25 Need-To-Know Key Performance Indicators VitalSource eText

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About the book

Includes 10 handy do's and don'ts of using KPIs

  • Want to measure the performance of your people and your business?
  • Need a quick overview of the most useful KPIs and how to use them?
  • Only want what you need to know, rather than reams of theory?

With the critical Key Performance Indicators required to understand your employees, financials and customers, this book tells you what you need to know, fast.


Table of contents
part 1 Measuring and understanding your customers

1 Net promoter score (NPS)

2 Customer profitability score

3 Customer retention rate

4 Conversion rate

5 Relative market share

part 2 Measuring and understanding your financial performance

6 Revenue growth rate

7 Net profit

8 Net profit margin

9 Gross profit margin

10 Operating profit margin

11 Return on investment (ROI)

12 Cash conversion cycle (CCC)

part 3 Measuring and understanding your internal processes

13 Capacity utilisation rate (CUR)

14 Project schedule variance (PSV)

15 Project cost variance (PCV)

16 Earned value (EV) metric

17 Order fulfilment cycle time (OFCT)

18 Delivery in full, on time (DIFOT) rate

19 Quality index

20 Process downtime level

part 4 Measuring and understanding your employees

21 Staff advocacy score

22 Employee engagement level

23 Absenteeism Bradford factor

24 Human capital value added (HCVA)

25 360-degree feedback score

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Author biography
Bernard Marr is a leading global authority and best-selling author on organisational performance and business success. He regularly advises leading companies, organisations and governments across the globe, making him an acclaimed and award-winning keynote speaker, researcher, consultant and teacher. He is acknowledged by the CEO Journal as one of today’s leading business brains.
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