SMART is a management methodology in some part based on management by objectives set out by business guru Peter Drucker.
Specific – Be specific not vague. What are you setting out to achieve
Measurable – Can it be measured. Not just the ultimate goal but also the steps towards the objective
Standard Definition Exists?
An acronym, giving criteria to guide in the setting of objectives, for example in project management, employee-performance management and personal development.
Year first used/coined:
George T. Doran