All items: Performance management

  • Annual appraisals - good, bad or just ugly?

    Date:
    2 February 2017

    Many companies are moving away from annual appraisals towards monitoring employees' progress throughout the year. Keely Rushmore from SA Law offers advice on how to ensure that appraisals support performance instead of focusing on the negative.

  • 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?

  • 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?

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