Performance Management Insitute

Upgrade your Management Operating System – Build practical transparency about how the company as a whole creates value

Upgrade your Management Operating System (MOS) – Build practical transparency about how the company as a whole creates value by applying the core logic of business math* to develop thriving businesses and satisfying workplaces

Performance Management Institute’s (PMI) Accounting 3.0 ® enables mission-driven companies to implement purpose and metrics-driven culture. PMI delivers an upgraded MOS developed by the people who do the value creating work, installing a direct path to a mature measurement, reporting, and accountability system that can thrive in today's market. 

By zeroing in on key decisions and actions that affect both profit and cash, everyone can prioritize on the most crucial drivers, and focus their teams on leveraging those drivers to deliver specified results. See

The PMI Solution also allows scaling to be done more easily as new management and staff is brought on, because leadership and staff business acumen has gone from informal personal wisdom to easily transferred & capitalized business knowledge.

Our core textbook on how to use accounting information to make money is Managing by the Numbers: A Common Sense Guide to Understanding and Using Your Company’s Financials (INC./Perseus), and on the decision/ action side is Transforming Performance Measurement: Rethinking the Way We Measure and Drive Organizational Success (AMACOM).

* The mathematical relationship of organizational property, contracts, and cash in the bank - to each other and related business decisions and actions

Sustainability Achievements: 
Ecological Accounting: Industrial Ecology, 2000 at UC Berkeley’s Hass School of Business - a joint afternoon session for 75 people with Gil Friend, focused on Ecological Accounting, Resource Throughput and Triple Bottom Line Metrics. Founding Member of Sonoma County, CA’s Designer and co-founder of Leadership Santa Barbara County -, launched in 1990 through 110 focus groups with over 1,500 community leaders. Now with over 500 Graduates - still a flourishing civic leadership endeavor.
Sustainability Challenges: 
In R&D on Green Math ®: Integrating Business Acumen with Resource Effectiveness Why is it that since Green Business is simply smart business (ref. Gil Friend's The Truth about Green Business), it is not catching on and spreading virally throughout the global marketplace? Stuart Valentine of Centerpoint Investment Strategies in Iowa has an answer. “Until we connect sustainable business practices to a more comprehensive triple bottom line financial reporting framework, sustainable business will never realize its full potential. What we cannot measure we cannot manage”
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