Time Management: Concept, Technique and Impact upon Performance
Author(s) : Saleem Ullah Jundran & Javeria Saleem
This paper describes about the concept of time management, the effective techniques of time management and the impact of time management upon performance. It explores several techniques of time management practiced in different situations and different organizations through different samples of population. Effective time management brings focus upon the work and contributes towards productivity. By methodology, it was an extensive literature-review study. Through content analysis of vast literature search, it has been concluded that the term “time management’’ is actually. Time is not an accessible factor. It is about ‘self-management’. Effective time management increases the performances of individuals and organizations. It has been found the Meta analysis of multiple descriptive and empirical studies explaining the effects of time management have been found positive on outcomes, performance and job-satisfaction. The key to successful time management is planning and, then, protecting the planned time. Time management is not only referred to business or modern science. It has its importance in religion, too. The Quran and Hadith strongly declare war against purposeless life. Time management in Islamic perspective concentrates upon maximizing the productivity. Time Management has special strengths in identifying the most productive time spans. It gives practical mechanism for utilizing each moment of life in the most efficient, the most beneficial and the most productive manner. Effective time management brings focus upon the work and contributes towards productivity.
Keywords: Time management, time wasters, time savers, self- management, planning, procrastination, conditioning.