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

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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.

The Means To The Ultimate End – Decision Analytics

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Possibly as a result of some prior public prognosticating , I was contacted by the organizers of a future HR conference and asked to informally discusss what I thought might be the key trends for HR that were “just up the road.” Human Capital Management – The Decision Analytics Goldmine.

12 Ways to Go From Administrative HR to Business Impact HR


The focus on increasing worker productivity will include helping managers identify the key motivators and retention factors for each of their employees. Machine learning algorithms will prove to have a powerful impact on improving people management decisions.

Cafe Classic: You're Not Treating Me Fairly! (Is This Another Compression Headache Coming On?)

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The full report will be presented at the upcoming WorldatWork Conference in San Diego. Are they being recognized in line with their own perceptions of their effort, performance, qualifications, job challenges? Second, they look around for comparisons.

What We Learned at #HRTechConf 2017


The Saba team had a fantastic learning experience at the 2017 HR Technology Conference and Expo. There were several key themes coming out of the conference. Conference keynotes are always a highlight at HR Tech. The latest thinking on ongoing performance management.

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Pope Protests, but Proportional Pay is Not Required for U.S. Pay Equity

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Their first Executive Director and I were the only Americans to address Canadian Crown Corporations in an Ottawa Labour Canada conference on the topic many years earlier. Those are all complications that obstruct pay equity comparisons. .

NCHRA and Waggl Uncover New Insights from the HR Industry toward Innovation


Millennials were also most likely to say that their place of employment is innovative (69 percent), in comparison with 57 percent of Gen-Xers and 53 percent of baby boomers saying that their place of employment is innovative. voted for “ Performance Reviews.