Time Management Guide Part 19
Here is a brief overview of the different steps involved in planning.
The six steps in planning are:
Assess your present situation
Survey your alternatives
Decide on the course of action
Provide for control
- Implement the plan
plan should always be TIME BOUND. As the project moves along, the
plan should be flexible in the sense that it should incorporate
any changes that might prove necessary once the project is put into
the work in your office
tasks that are done on an everyday basis can be improved if there
is a good plan.
there is scope for improvement, better methods that are yet to be
implemented and problems that have to be solved. And for all this
you need proper planning.
take a look at the different steps involved in planning for a week.
The best way to plan the work for a week is by creating a planning
following steps will help you in creating a planning sheet:
Take a fairly big sheet of paper and divide it into the number
of working days in your office.
The column for each day should further be divided in to the
morning and afternoon sessions.
Divide the job to be done and assign each part to a specific
Decide on which part of the task is to be done on each day and
at which part of the day.
Put a cross mark followed by the personís initials on that section
of the day on which you propose to do that part of the job.
At the end of the day, if the job is done put a circle round
If the job is not done, carry over the cross and add it to the
this way, at the end of the week, you can find out how much of the
work was done each day and subsequent plans can be made for the
this way you can plan for a week or a month, depending on your requirement.
plan should be realistic. In order to finish the task at the earliest
possible date, there is no sense in chalking out a schedule which
would mean that you will have to break your back in order to meet
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