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Using Performance Ratings So They Don't Disengage

Numbers say a lot about your organization, such as how much money it earns or loses, the strength of sales, and the size of the work force. I've made no secret recently about one area where numbers do no good: Employee performance appraisals.

With very few exceptions, attaching a numerical rating to an individual's performance is fraught with difficulty for… Continue

Added by Leslie Allan on August 18, 2011 at 2:14am — No Comments

You Get What You Expect From Performance Assessment

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Ashkenas for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click…


Added by Robert Morris on July 25, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Perfecting Performance Management

Here is an article written by Marc Effron for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click…


Added by Robert Morris on June 26, 2011 at 4:21am — No Comments

Is Employee Goal Setting Helping?

In my previous post on the latest Sibson Consulting survey, I recounted the disappointment that senior human resources professionals felt in their performance management systems. In this post, I want to pick up on one important theme that goes to the heart of any employee appraisal process. That theme is goal setting and measurement.

In the Sibson Consulting survey,… Continue

Added by Leslie Allan on April 6, 2011 at 2:09am — 3 Comments

Have you developed your "Roadmap to Excellence"?

Goal setting.  Performance management.  These are two of the most critical yet elusive components to having successful personal and professional lives.  Is there a formula that if properly applied you can experience the balance that comes from successfully reaching your goals?  Don Hoffert has extensive experience holding senior executive roles in areas dealing primarily with organizational excellence.  Don's most recent corporate role was with the worlds second largest paper…


Added by Alan Smith on December 16, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Many Balls Can You Juggle? 30 Seconds of Impeccable Sense from Brian Dyson

From Jim's blog Changing Winds

The other day my wife, Sue, forwarded an email to me that was circulating around her office. The subject line, which said “Shortest Speech by CEO of Coca Cola–Very Impressive,” caught my attention so I quickly opened the file. Now, I know very little about…


Added by Jim Taggart on September 2, 2010 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Turning People On to Teamwork (Part Seven of a Series)

From Jim's Blog: Changing Winds

The past five posts explored what it means to be a team, the five levels of teamwork, how to build performance, the four major team player types, and the four stages of team development.

It’s important that leaders set the proper context–the atmosphere–for teamwork. Remember, team work is not an end to itself. It’s built around the need to accomplish something. A common purpose, mutual…


Added by Jim Taggart on March 7, 2010 at 7:39pm — No Comments

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Ask yourself: Do you work better in the morning and in the evening? Take off every afternoon! Why are you working five days in a row? Can you work alternate days – and rest every other day. If you usually take a fortnight’s holiday (if that!)? Could you take three weeks or a month? Is your optimum output better if you take ten weeks off, instead of four, and work with more energy during the times that you DO work?

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It's official. Employee engagement is the new black. I’ve been writing and thinking a lot about it lately, as have others. The very notion of how leaders and employees engage has slowly morphed away from ‘companies have to do this because employees want it’ to ‘companies have to do this [...]

The one question employee engagement survey: Why are you still here?

The one question employee engagement survey: Why are you still here?

The shortest Employee Engagement survey has one question | Leandro Herrero
And the question is: ‘Why are you still here?’ You learn about the organization by asking questions to employees when they leave you (exit interviews) but you learn far more when you ask them why they are staying (‘stay’ interviews). It’s not a joke. ‘Why are you still here?’ – with the emphasis on…

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