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Boutique basics: Developing a new performance management system

Managing partner David Simon discusses how he developed a customised ?approach to performance management at niche firm Robin Simon

21 February 2012

Managing partner David Simon discusses how he developed a customised 
approach to performance management at niche firm Robin Simon

Key takeaway points:

  1.   Beware a one-size-fits-all approach to management theories.


  2.   Adapt management and ownership structures that work for the size of your business – if it is not in the book, invent it!


  3.   A small business requires fewer rules and regulations – very short members’ agreements, for instance.
 

  4.   Leadership of a smaller firm requires persuasion and collaboration towards goals that should be easy to identify.


  5.   Leadership promotes ethos, which is at the heart of the brand....

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