Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and CEO of Real World Group, looks at how leaders need to change to boost employee performance and improve mental health at work.
If employees aren't working out, managers can be impatient to move them out of the organisation. Ed Stacey of PwC Legal looks at how HR can strike a balance between supporting the needs of the business while managing potential legal and reputation risks.
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.
New research shows a shift away from traditional performance management processes towards more a more agile, dialogue-based approach, so how should organisations respond?
Updated to include information on trends in performance management.
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.
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?
Latest research from XpertHR investigates the diverse ways in which competencies - that is, the skills, knowledge and behaviours possessed by employees - may be used to help drive high levels of organisational performance.
Updated with information on trends in people investment.
Housing trust Central & Cecil embarked on an ambitious programme of culture change, with learning and development programmes at its core. Evaluation of learning has been an integral part of the process.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to performance management.