July 18, 2024

Time Management refers to managing time effectively so that the right time is allocated to the right activities.

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Strategies for effective time management

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Goals

  • Set clear goals and prioritize activities

Organize Work life

  • Focus on one thing at one time

Avoid time stealers

  • Discourage drop-in visitors
  • Avoid delay in decision

Time-saving technology

Work Plan

Daily records

  • Maintainance of log book

Delegates

  • Delegates as many to the right people at the right time

Use Dead time

Advantages of time management

  1. Makes individuals punctual and disciplined
  2. The workplace become more organized
  3. Boost individual morale and confidence
  4. Helps to meet the target ahead of deadlines
  5. Helps in better planning and better forecasting
  6. Less stress and anxiety
  7. Prioritize tasks and activities at the workplace

How to achieve Organizational Goals?

Co-ordination and Communication

Ground reality Planning

SMART Objectives

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Acceptable
  • Realistic
  • Time Bound

Organized structure

  • 3 M ( Man, Money, Machine)
  • Rules and regulations/ Resources
  • Power delegation ( Responsibility and accountability)
  • Working environment: Teamwork and Participative Management

Obstacles to Goals

  • Lack of Coordination and communication
  • Planning not based on the ground reality
  • No SMART objectives
  • Structural Weakness
  • Resistance to change
  • Hesitation to delegate power
  • Lack of motivation