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Performance management

Use our selection of books, articles, links and guides to find more information on all aspects of managing business performance, including the balanced scorecard, benchmarking and total quality management.

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Featured article

The fairness factor
Discusses the role of fairness in the performance management, including employee perceptions, business priorities, arbitration and rewarding success. The article also looks at the use of digital technologies in performance management.

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Featured book

Performance management
(Kogan Page, 2014)
Explores the key aspects of managing performance and how performance management can best be used to support organisations in achievement of their goals.

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The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Alternative alternatives

Provides a comprehensive but accessible introduction to the assets known as Alternative Alternatives (AA).

CFO insights: enabling high performance through leading practices for finance ERP

Examines the end-to-end business processes that enable leading practices in finance.

Cost accounting for dummies

This book tracks to a typical cost accounting course and provides in-depth explanations and reviews of the essential concepts you'll encounter in cost accounting.

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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

United Kingdom Infrastructure report

An industry report for the UK construction industry. Includes ten-year growth forecasts to 2029.

Storage decisions for AI, machine learning and big data

Article looks at the fact that artificial intelligence and machine learning storage is not one-size-fits-all. Analytics work has varied storage requirements for capacity, latency, throughput and IOPS. The investment needed by larger artificial intelligence and business intelligence projects in storage, compute, and networking is discussed.

AI in data governance

The article explores the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in improving small business data governance. Topics covered include the consideration of AI as a way to augment human intelligence, how AI can help in democratizing data governance, and the ability of AI in identifying internal and external data sets and evaluating the importance of the data sets to an organization's target performance metrics.

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Useful links

BPM Partners
A professional services firm that focuses on business performance management (BPM) solutions. Information includes newsletter, articles, white papers, and vendor guides. BPM Partners are the authors of the BPM Software Buyers Guide published in Business Finance magazine.

International Society for Performance Improvement
The ISPI website includes a wealth of information, including the full text of its online magazine PerformanceXpress and a useful online bookstore focusing on specialist titles in this area.

Measurement International
Website developed to promote the creator's books on performance management, with the option to view the table of contents for each title and download a selection of white papers in PDF format as part of the Perspectives Series.

Performance Management Network
Online network for management professionals which includes a resource centre packed with useful articles and contributions from members.

Centre for Business Performance
Research centre from the Cranfield School of Management which designs and implements business performance tools.

Atom Content Marketing guides

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