New Report Ranks the Top Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of 2010

Share Article (, the world's largest source of thoroughly documented KPI examples announces that HR and Supply Chain KPIs dominate the "Top 10 KPIs of 2010". The report presents in detail KPIs such as: % Hospital bed occupancy rate, % Slow moving stock and # Berry ratio, among other KPI examples reviewed by the research team. "Top KPIs of 2010" is a collection of research reports discussing the most popular Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of 2010 across functional areas and industries. is an expert in the field of performance management and measurement, researching the use of KPI based performance management systems in practice around the world.

Top 10 KPIs of 2010 report from

Top 10 KPIs of 2010 report from

The Top KPIs of 2010 reports are a synthesis of what is all about: they form an overview of how KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from the our research team."

KPIs are today some of the most popular management tools. From the National Museum of Australia, to the First Bank of Nigeria, from the Panama Canal Authority to Rolls Royce, from the Ministry of Education in Brunei Darussalam to the American Medical Association, KPIs are used to understand, learn and improve performance across industries, departments and teams. A KPI is a selected indicator considered key for monitoring the performance of a strategic objective, outcome, or key result area important to the success of an activity and growth of the organization overall.

The "Top KPIs of 2010" series of reports is the result of the research program in the area of integrated performance management and measurement, conducted by the analysts of, which hosts the largest catalogue of thoroughly documented KPI examples available today. The hundreds of thousands of visits to and the thousands of KPIs visited, bookmarked and rated by members of this online community in 2010 provided a rich data set, which combined with further analysis from the editorial team, formed the basis of these research reports.

While centered around the KPIs that in 2010 received the highest number of visits on, the "Top KPIs of 2010" reports contain in addition to KPI names, a detailed description of each KPI, as documented in smartKPIs Premium (the premium content section of and other relevant content.

The first two reports of the series are now available in the premium services section of the platform: "Top 20 KPIs of 2010" and a free version of the report, "Top 10 KPIs of 2010". Both list the most popular KPIs in 2010 across departments and industries:

1.    % Hospital bed occupancy rate
2.    % Slow moving stock
3.    # Berry ratio
4.    % Realization rate
5.    # Units per man-hour
6.    % Employee turnover
7.    # Management-to-staff ratio
8.    # Earned man-hours
9.    # Inventory to sales ratio (ISR)
10.    # Maintenance backlog

Further reports dedicated to the most popular KPIs in 2010 by functional area and industry will be gradually launched during March 2011.

“By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2010, these reports are valuable resources in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization." said Aurel Brudan, the Performance Architect of

About is the leading online platform for performance management knowledge integration, hosting the largest database of thoroughly documented KPI examples available on the web today. It offers high quality resources and collaboration functionality for the community of members, assisting them in making smart decisions regarding their performance management initiatives. Registration is free and enables research, learning and interaction as part of a growing community of members from over 190 countries and territories. is operated by eab group, an innovative research driven provider of integrated performance management solutions, based in Melbourne, Australia.


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