Management techniques categories

All items: Management techniques

  • The end of the annual appraisal: what's next for performance management?

    11 October 2016

    A growing number of employers are shunning formal annual appraisals in favour of regular dialogue with employees. What is driving this trend and how are managers adapting to how they need to manage performance? Peter Crush investigates.

  • Are performance management systems broken?

    11 October 2016

    The traditional "rank and yank" approach to performance management does not apply to the fast-changing environment in which most employers operate, argues Mike Straw, CEO of organisational change consultancy Achieve Breakthrough. But what can organisations do differently so the process is fairer and more collaborative?

  • How HR analytics can transform recruitment

    18 July 2016

    Recruitment and retention are ideal starting points for HR professionals to harness the power and potential of HR analytics, discovers Michael Carty at the recent IBM HR Summit.

  • The costs to employers of labour turnover

    10 April 2007

    This section of the IRS guide to labour turnover 2007/08 focuses on the financial impact of labour turnover. It shows how the costs of labour turnover can be calculated, and gives the latest national figures. It concludes with some examples of named employers’ labour turnover costs.

  • Benchmarking labour turnover, 2006 (1)

    17 February 2006

    Our two-part guide to labour turnover starts with coverage of the business case for managing turnover, the ways of doing so, and how to make benchmarking comparisons.

About this category

Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to management techniques.