performance management

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Post date: August 2, 2018
Mid-year reviews are an essential element of any performance strategy. They’re a valuable gauge of business health, providing insights into performance at an organizational, departmental, or individual level.  But many reviews focus only on hard data: How much money was made? How much was spent?...
Post date: July 12, 2018
Clear employee goals and ongoing management of those goals have a strong relationship with business outcomes, according to research from Bersin by Deloitte. But goal management that motivates employees, improves productivity, and drives business impact requires more than assigning top-down goals...
Post date: November 10, 2015
Supplement Traditional Thinking to Widen Your Field of Qualified Applicants To better understand how employers find, manage, and keep employees, we polled human resource professionals at organizations in multiple industries (including business, finance, healthcare, and manufacturing). The results...
Post date: September 27, 2015
Horseshoes | Hand Grenades | Performance Management They all have something in common. Spoiler alert: They are not precise.    Close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades. Given the current state of performance management, we can now add, "Close enough for performance management." Research shows...
Post date: October 18, 2016
In previous installments of our four-part series on performance management, we examined why organizations should manage employee performance on an ongoing basis, what it’s like on a day-to-day basis, and how to train managers to provide effective feedback and coaching to employees.   To wrap-up our...
Post date: March 9, 2015
Traditional Performance Management was born out of the Industrial Age. Knowledge Workers of today are more educated than ever before and have a very different relationship at work. These smart and competent employees want to be inspired, and they want to have an impact. Not only have employees...
Post date: August 31, 2015
In the late 1990s, the city of Albuquerque had a problem it needed to reduce the amount of overtime for garbage truck drivers. As is typical, city leaders turned to incentives to solve the problem. They allowed workers to go home if they finished their routes early and still get paid for 8 hours....
Post date: March 26, 2019
The business value of traditional performance management models is collapsing. Instead of clarifying expectations and building morale, legacy annual appraisal models of performance management can alienate talented and typical employees alike. While personal and enterprise tools and technologies for...
Post date: August 23, 2018
Magic means, “an extraordinary power or influence seemingly from a supernatural source.” Every individual has extraordinary power seemingly from a supernatural source. We see it manifest at times of crisis when we are often able to call upon resources within us that we didn’t know existed....
Post date: September 9, 2015
Top performers are always making it to the top because they are consistent in making their best even better. They are believers of continuous improvement. Leadership guru Ken Blanchard has rightly said that, "feedback is the breakfast of champions." It's a pragmatic mantra that works in every...