What is SMART


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

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An acronym, giving criteria to guide in the setting of objectives, for example in project management, employee-performance management and personal development.

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Attributed to:

George T. Doran

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