Deciding priorities for action as a manager


Last Published  01 August 2012

This tool involves guided discussions with managers' managers, managers' team members and managers' customers. It also involves structured self-reflection exercises and recording intended actions. 

Tool aims
  • To help managers decide on priorities for action 
  • To give managers a simple structure for recording actions related to: 
    • urgent problems to solve 
    • quick wins 
    • preparation for forthcoming deadlines 
    • issues raised by manager, team and customers 
    • important, but not urgent, aspects of the role to help managers plan the use of time more effectively.