Performance Management Disrupted: Empowering Individuals and Teams to Do Their Best

Bersin with Deloitte

Over the last 20 years, organizations have redesigned, reworked, and revamped performance management time and time again. They’ve tried different rating models, feedback tools, manager coaching, recognition programs, continuous performance management, and more.

Thank You for 10, 360 and 180,000 Reasons

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Even more importantly I truly want to thank each of you who have sent me a note, asked me a question or just walked up to me at some industry event and said hi. First, I think we all want to be better and perform at our potential. He works as Managing Consultant for FutureSense.

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You ARE Being Replaced by AI

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She sits huddled with her former colleagues at the location of the final WorldatWork conference at a Gaylord Hotel in one of those big conference cities that no one actually got a chance to see during prior events. He works as Managing Consultant for FutureSense. September 5, 2028.

Mid-Career Hires Are Tricky

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Let's face it, the job switch is a life event for most of your candidates, involving substantial change and readjustment as well as career promise. Performance management creates a constricted atmosphere that just doesn't work in this situation. Incentives.

You are Not Lebron James (or Facebook, or Google)

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When you read articles or go to an industry event consider the information provided by these giant, unusual companies with the same feelings as you do watching Lebron James play basketball, (or Chris Botti play trumpet, or Adele sing or ).

Conference Inspiration Sources – Many and Varied for 2018 (Part 2)

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You can tell immediately that these two have “performed on stage” together in the past – many times, since there was a good chemistry between them. Base Salaries Compensation Philosophy Incentives/Bonuses Pay for Performance Performance Management Total Rewards

Expect More (From Yourself) This Year

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To make them fun while I count the days until my time off, I thought I would write a series about our upcoming main event -- planning for end of year performance assessment and reward implementation. Do) Y ou care about managers as people?

Is Team Chemistry the Next Big Thing in Performance and Rewards?

Compensation Force

Is "making teams better" the new holy grail of performance analytics? More quantitative attention is being paid to how well players improve the in-game performances of their teammates. Indeed, how can the coaches improve the TQ—Teamness Quotient—of their players’ performances?

Update: Employee Compensation at Wells Fargo

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Compensation Cafe has covered Wells Fargo's pay practices since 2009, when the Bank canceled prefunded employee recognition and rewards events in the midst of the Recession, blaming it on federal government restrictions on bank practices following the subprime mortgage crisis.

Pay Transparency and the SCARF Hypothesis

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I revisited an article about neuroscience and performance management by David Rock, Josh Davis and Elizabeth Jones, and I started thinking about how these insights into brain function might relate to pay transparency. .

5 Elements of a Healthy Performance Review Process


Before you start defining the elements of a healthy performance review process, it’s worth investigating how or where your process went wrong. Historically, performance reviews were created with the best of intentions and remained unchanged for centuries. Performance-Based Incentives.

Part III - Where Should We Take Employee Rewards in the Future?

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Organizations would be more effective and employees would be more engaged if at least half of benefits dollars were converted into cash, especially incentive opportunities. First, benefits go to all, regardless of performance. Increase pay for performance.

SHRM ’15: Global Shift, High Performers and More


Under the theme “It’s Time to Thrive,” the event attracted a record 15,500 attendees from around the globe. Crowds and the heat index aside, I did notice at least one refreshing change at this year’s event: a lot more practitioner speakers.

3 Simple Ways to Boost Employee Motivation with Rewards


Do cash and bonuses still appeal to many employees? After offering a mix of cash and other bonuses to employees: Non-monetary bonuses boosted performance slightly better than monetary ones.

Incorporating Assumptions and Disclaimers into Your Total Rewards Communication Strategy 


Examples of Assumptions : Bonus compensation includes payments made for Calendar Year 2015. In the event of conflict between this information and the official Plan documents, the Plan documents govern. Examples are bonus and incentive pay, continuing education and training.

When You're Cornered, Why Not Step Aside?

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We need those five [select an option: Engineers, client managers, project managers, shift supervisors] or we'll go under. Let's try again with a bigger [select an option: salary, sign-on bonus, incentive, equity offering, loan opportunity and, and, and].".

Executive Pay and Other Reward Innovation

Strategic HCM

In advance of today's announcements from the UK Government on executive pay here is my summary of the recent event 'Positioning Reward for the Future' where I presented a few ideas about innovating and transforming enterprise reward agendas.

It’s a Small (but diverse) World: Performance Management for the Global Organization


I’m not going to lie to you: rebooting your performance management to effectively drive organizational performance, develop people, and reward equitably requires a good deal of serious thought. Managing performance at a global level, however, warrants serious thought on steroids.