Most companies have elaborate procedures for managing capital. They require a compelling business case for any new investment. They set hurdle rates. They delegate authority carefully, prescribing spending limits for each level.
An organizations time in contrast, goes largely unmanaged. Although phone calls, e-mails, instant messages, meetings, and teleconferences etc use up hours in every executive's day, companies have few rules to govern interactions. In fact, most companies have no clear understanding of how their leaders and emplyees are spending their collective time.
This paper provides its research findings, best practices and a look at the available technology to help save time within your business.