What Is the Difference between Efficiency and Effectiveness?

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The difference between efficiency and effectiveness is that efficiency refers to doing things right, while effectiveness refers to doing the right thing. Efficiency focused on the means, while effectiveness focuses on the end result. Moreover, efficiency is short term i.e. current state, while effectiveness is long term.
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