Once managers have classified tasks or activities by 'urgency' and/or 'importance' (see Identifying if tasks are urgent or important
), this tool helps new managers to prioritise tasks and activities using a simple grid that breaks tasks down into categories of:
- high urgency and high importance;
- high urgency and low importance;
- low urgency and high importance; and
- low urgency and low importance.
- To show managers how to prioritise tasks and activities using a simple grid.