March 23 2019 - The thing about duty is that it is not simply a noble cause to be pursued at any cost. If a leader fails to adapt, then they are failing in their duty.
February 25 2018 - How can you be unfailingly courteous and respectful without then also beating
around the bush and losing focus and impact?
June 29 2016 - The importance of an efficient performance management system is fairly universally accepted in HR circles.
August 20 2015 - Business owners and executives beware, if you are not constantly refining how you think and how well you think, you are probably falling behind.
May 16 2013 - Developing an effective performance management process is crucial for a number of reasons; namely the direct
financial gain from ensuring employees are successfully meeting expectations, for generating motivation and engagement amongst the workforce and
for aligning employees to strategic objectives.
March 13 2009 - How good team work can increase positivity, performance and productivity
November 6 2007 - A study by Watson Wyatt concludes that the effectiveness of
sales incentive plans can be diluted by too many performance measures.
September 26 2007 - Research for The Work Foundation has found that public sector managers
lack confidence in their own leadership skills and underestimate their achievements compared to ratings given by their
line managers and other colleagues.
February 14 2007 - A survey by management consultancy Hay Group has concluded that underperforming
middle managers are costing British business £220 billion a year in lost productivity.
April 8 2002 - The Work Foundation, formerly The Industrial Society,
published its founding report today, arguing that progress in Research and Development,
investment in technology, and product innovation will fail to bridge Britain's widening productivity gap unless
employers address the growing disaffection of their employees.
15 February 2001 - Performance appraisal has become one of the most widely used management
tools despite widespread criticism of its effectiveness. To add to the controversy, a new report from the UK's Institute of
Employment Studies (IES) argues that many performance appraisal systems have a limited impact on overall
business performance and fail both employees and organizations. The report - Performance Review: Balancing
Objectives and Content - is based on research with nearly 1000 British managers.