Management techniques categories

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  • How to make new performance management models work

    Date:
    13 December 2016

    New research shows a shift away from traditional performance management processes towards more a more agile, dialogue-based approach, so how should organisations respond?

  • HR analytics skills: strong demand but short supply

    Date:
    29 November 2016

    HR analytics skills are becoming a priority area for HR as data and analytics move up the HR agenda, according to research from the US Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

  • If HR analytics are the answer, what are the questions?

    Date:
    27 October 2016

    More and more organisations are taking their first steps with HR analytics. A recent panel debate hosted by the London HR Connection looked at where they should set their priorities and the key issues that need to be addressed as HR builds its competence in this area.

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

    Date:
    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?

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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.

  • How a tech company inspired self-directed learning

    Date:
    14 December 2015

    Cloud services company iomart was great at building employees' technical skills, but it needed to offer more rounded training in soft skills and improve consistency of learning. Cath Everett reports on how they dealt with this challenge

  • The costs to employers of labour turnover

    Date:
    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)

    Date:
    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.

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