It is common wisdom that teamwork should be driven by SMART goals. Meaning that the goals should be:
Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant & Time-sensitive
The SMART concept is not controversial. And it's great practice that can save your team lots of time and aggravation.
The SMART attributes can be used a couple of ways. They can help
- Prioritize which goals get worked on
- Communicate clearly about goals
- Make progress easier to measure