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Performance management

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  • Boardroom leadership is the key to lower employee stress

    Date:
    2 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Date:
    31 March 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    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.

  • Annual appraisals - good, bad or just ugly?

    Date:
    2 February 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

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

  • Performance management

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on trends in performance management.

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

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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?

  • Employers' use of competencies: XpertHR survey 2014

    Date:
    12 May 2014
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    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.

  • Investors in People

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated with information on trends in people investment.

  • Learning evaluation keeps housing trust's culture change on track

    Date:
    5 September 2012
    Type:
    Case studies

    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.

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