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The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
The lagaan of performance
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The lagaan of performance

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People will perform if they are glued towards a great and honest purpose. See the proofs …

People will perform if they are glued towards a great and honest purpose. See the proofs

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  • 1. The LAGAAN of PerformanceManagerial lessons from India Ali Anani
  • 2. LAGAAN is not only a greatmovie; it is also a lesson for organizational performance
  • 3. The story: A small town in Indiasuffers not only from a droughtbut the whims of British control.People of the town were asked topay double tax. A young man ofthe town protests he is given achallenge – if his town can win acricket match against theBritish, there will be no tax to pay.But if the town loses, it will haveto pay triple the tax.Would people accept?
  • 4. The big challengemake people eventually acceptthe challenge
  • 5. The people won the challengeHow?
  • 6. The first managerial lesson
  • 7. The known equation thatPerformance = Ability X DesirabilityIs not quite adequate
  • 8. There is missing the gluing factor, which is
  • 9. The Grand Purpose to direct peopleto the same goal
  • 10. Now,Performance = Ability XDesirability x PurposeThe greater the purpose is, thegreater the performance is
  • 11. Influencing factors on the peoples’success are:AbilityDesirabilityPurpose
  • 12. Graphically, these may bedepicted as follows:
  • 13. Desirability Purpose
  • 14. And, in a fractal form
  • 15. Ability of Crowds Desirability of crowds Ability of Teams Desirability of Teams Ability of Desirability of Individuals Individuals Ability Performance Desirability of Leader of Leader Purpose of Crowds Purpose of Teams Purpose of Individuals Purpose of Leader
  • 16. Performance has many otherdefinitions as well
  • 17. http://www.dsperformancegroup.com/pdf/equation_theory.pdf
  • 18. http://eppic.biz/2012/10/12/my-performance-equation-yours-may-differ/
  • 19. The performance equationEmployee performance is a function of three critical factors:Clear expectationsAbilityWillingnessThese three factors must be present for an employee to achieve the expectedresults. This reality is expressed in the performance equation shown here.http://www.hsa-lps.com/E_News/ENews_Jan10/HSA_e-Xpress_Jan10.htm
  • 20. http://catalog.flatworldknowledge.com/bookhub/reader/4?e=fwk-122425-ch05
  • 21. The SecondManagerial Lesson
  • 22. Work is a threering circus:Ability,Desirability, andPurpose.-- Ali Anani
  • 23. Differentiate between short-lived pleasure and long-term risk by playingthe equation circus right
  • 24. The proof is by using abold metaphor
  • 25. Sleeping with a wifeor a night girlNight is not right here
  • 26. Sleeping with a night girlLack of desirability stems fromLack of trustRisk involvedNo purposeMoney-basedShort-lived pleasureagainst long-term riskAnd feeling regretfulafterwards
  • 27. After sexRisk Desirability Before sexRisk Desirability
  • 28. Have a lasting purpose to have alasting performance.If not performance shall end uplike melting icicles; if once itmelts that is the end of it
  • 29. People will perform if they are gluedtowards a great and honest purpose

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