Organise and Prioritise Tasks in the Workplace

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List and describe 3 systems which are used to organize and prioritize tasks in the workplace. I researched on how organizations use systems that aid in organization and prioritization of tasks and goals. I came across new and interesting methods, which I found them to be beneficial and will begin using these techniques in my day to day running. I also discovered the importance of including colleagues, supervisors and higher management of your progress, changed plans along with the acknowledgement, acceptance and learning’s of mistakes. Often in organizations with a larger number of employees and in some smaller companies with employees that work as a collective, It is important to keep each other (colleagues) informed about your progress so that they can plan and priorities their workloads around you. If someone is relying on a piece of work from you to complete their own tasks then it is important to keep people informed of where you are. By doing this you can also gain information on timescales, when this work needs to be completed. If you are unable to complete something by the time requested then your colleagues will have to re-prioritize their own workloads to fit around you and by keeping people informed of your progress you can show that you are on track with your work. Aside from common courtesy, it is possible that separate activities and tasks or further work may depend on you completing or fulfilling yours so the necessity to notify your colleagues of any changes that are being made. The realities of scheduling mean that some things need to be planned in advance, and may rely on what you do or don't do. It also forms part of good business ethics and is good practice to keep people up to date at all times when things change or need to be changed. Failing to do so can result in other peoples work plans being out of sync. It can also cause a bit of

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