How to Achieve Cost-Effectiveness

In order to become cost-effective, an organization must free resources associated with unproductive activities.  Three principles govern the freeing of resources:

How to Achieve Monopoly Advantage

To allocate the freed resources productively, one must know where the resources should be used to create the greatest output.  Productive functioning is meaningful only insofar as it brings one closer to a specific goal of maximizing the return from resource use. 

The Collection of Performance Histories

Since people always have less experience as individuals than as a group, TDA started to collect confidential performance histories from participants in productivity improvement projects in 1980. 

Steps in the Tor Dahl & Associates Process