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UK Performance Management Articles

5 Essential Elements for Optimal Performance Management
June 29 2016 - The importance of an efficient performance management system is fairly universally accepted in HR circles.

Thought Provoking Leadership
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.

Performance Management: Creating an Effective Process and Dialogue
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.

Three Heads Are Better Than One
March 13 2009 - How good team work can increase positivity, performance and productivity

Poor Leadership In Motivating Poorer-Performing Staff
January 29 2008 - A new European study by consultants Watson Wyatt has found that employers need to be more effective at helping managers to motivate poorer-performing staff.

Incentive Schemes Diluted By Too Many Performance Measures
November 6 2007 - A study by Watson Wyatt concludes that the effectiveness of sales incentive plans can be diluted by too many performance measures.

Public Sector Managers Lack Confidence
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.

Alarming Performance Gap at Middle Management Level
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.

Workplace dissatisfaction responsible for for UK productivity gap 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.

Overloaded performance appraisals failing
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.



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