What does an effective performance management strategy look like?


Performance management is important to get right and easy to get wrong. We explore the fundamentals of effective performance management, and how to keep your strategy on track. Getting performance management right is crucial for organisation’s success in today’s cut-throat business climate. But making the shift from annual appraisals to a continuous and more informal approach performance management isn’t straightforward. Advice Performance

Your Smart Goals Aren’t Smart Enough — 3 Ways Your Goals Can Be the SMART-EST


Maybe your company has identified and communicated the high-level strategic and operational targets that are critical to achieving its long-term performance goals. As well, your departmental leaders and line managers can articulate and translate the organizational strategy and goals throughout their work teams, and every employee has an individual performance plan with specific assignments that follow a SMART goal format.

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New Research on Cutting-Edge Performance Management: What Are We Learning?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Last summer we posted an announcement from Gerry Ledford (one of our profession's leading scholars) introducing a new academic study focused on leading edge performance management practices and an invitation for any qualified organizations to participate. For the past year, I have been leading research on cutting-edge performance management practices at the Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), University of Southern California.

iCIMS - Technology for Induction - and ensuring Quality of Hire ~ HR.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Tuesday, 4 December 2012. There are two issues I think recruiters, and other HR professionals, need to understand in order to get to grips with this more important objective / metric. The second thing is that performance is always contextual. ▼ 2012. People management strategy.

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HR Carnival: Feeding vs Obsolescence ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Wednesday, 11 April 2012. ▼ 2012. Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers /. Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers /. BersinIMPACT: Blowing up performance reviews. Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Managers / 1. People management strategy.

Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 6 - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Friday, 27 April 2012. Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 6: Measurement. They are very good at telling a CEO how the business is performing today relative to its peers, but not at indicating whether the organisation is investing enough in employees to generate future growth. ▼ 2012.

Diversity rising up the Agenda ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Friday, 30 November 2012. 83% of organisations have an articulated strategy, written policy or set of guidelines relating to diversity and inclusion and 40% are using metrics - mainly demographic data and employee survey results - around diversity. ▼ 2012. People management strategy.

Yahoo! Co-Founder Jerry Yang Talks Goal Setting and Corporate Culture with BetterWorks


in 2012, and I’ve been a private investor, primarily focused on early-stage companies and on data-driven companies. I always thought that this space, whether it’s performance management or human capital management, was a huge issue for any company that’s growing in the Valley—especially for Yahoo! It’s a very subjective process about how you reward people, how you manage them, how you help them with performance, what are our philosophies.

Psychological safety leads to better managers and teams at this major enterprise

CLO Magazine

In 2012, Google conducted a multi-year study to answer that question. They used a combination of “hard” performance metrics and “soft” evaluations by leaders, executives and team members to measure effectiveness and found eight attributes that contribute to it.

How to Quickly Improve Any Performance Appraisal System


Performance Reviews Need Help. In a recent survey conducted by Adobe, 88% of the survey participants indicated they were part of a performance appraisal process. This same study found that managers in these programs spent, on average, 17 hours per employee preparing for their performance reviews. Scary statistics, however, do not justify eliminating performance appraisal programs. It’s too valuable a data source and management tool. 244, Pearson, 2012.

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Major Studies Detail Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Retention


The most serious challenge facing Human Resources is not benefits, compensation, or performance management. HR professionals and employee managers are now able to transform the employee journey from the job application forward, monitor and measure the effects of created experiences, and drive improvements using talent experience management software. The result, as the following studies suggest, can be dramatic improvements in both metrics.

What is HCAHPS and What Does it Mean for Healthcare Worker Engagement


Healthcare reform has placed new pressures on hospitals since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act in 2012. It is an important metric in the healthcare field and is based on a 27-question survey given to a random sample of patients anywhere from 2 days to 6 weeks after their discharge from the healthcare provider. Managing and Leading Human Capital in 2015 and Beyond: A Healthcare Perspective. The healthcare industry today is facing a perfect storm.

How are Companies Achieving Success with Gamification?

HR Daily Advisor

To drive employee performance, gamification focuses on intrinsic motivation (a sense of completion, of a job well-done) rather than competition since research shows that extrinsic drivers (such as competition or even cash) don’t work for the long-run. Gamification of Employee Performance. Gamification can usher in a completely new way of managing employee performance. This isn’t trivial though—anything that’s tied to how people are managed isn’t.

Good Management: How Do You Measure Up?

Working Girl

The importance of good management for engagement, retention and overall company performance has been a central theme of the blog from the very beginning. In fact, one of my early posts on talent management boldly asserted that ''the quality of managers is the single most important thing you can get right.'' Periodically I get sidetracked by other HR-related topics but I always have a hard spot in my heart for inept managers.

Humanizing HR Technology


Solutions that potentially solve virtually every conceivable problem within the broad spectrum of Human Resources—recruitment, on-boarding, performance management, employee engagement, recognition, talent management—the list goes on. With a diverse career since 2000, spanning all facets of HR Jeff founded SocialHRCamp in 2012; a growing global interactive learning platform that helps the HR Community adopt social media and emerging HR technology in the workplace.

Why Using More People Analytics Could Have Unintended Consequences


Major League Baseball has for decades been a primary case of the use of big data and analytics improving performance and results. But from 1987 to 2012 the average game length was a bit under three hours, and from the mid-1950s through the 1970s the average was only about two and half hours. One concern voiced was making sure your people analytics function doesn't fall into the trap of wasting time on irrelevant metrics just because you can measure something.

Modern HR, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. A range of measures that provide insights on the effectiveness of talent management practices and explore the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR organisation will be vital. This course strives to address critical metrics to measure human capital in organisations, focusing on talent delivery and return on investment.

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