Do an online search about performance management and one thing you’ll find is that the performance appraisal process is consistently called performance management. The two are treated as if they are the same. They're not. For … [Read more...] about Performance Appraisal is Not Performance Management
Have you noticed that the word continuous is being added to some familiar terms? For example, feedback is now continuous feedback. No-one explains what makes continuous feedback better than any other type of feedback. But … [Read more...] about What’s Wrong with Continuous Feedback?
Over the past few years, there has been great emphasis on using technology to support learning efforts and to deliver content. But if you’re a manager and you have an employee who needs development, an app is not going to read … [Read more...] about Developing Employees: Be Specific
By the time most of us have the responsibility for helping someone develop at work, we’ve seen lots of potential role models – in school, at home, at work. But that doesn’t mean we know what to do. If anything, we probably have a … [Read more...] about Developing Employees: How to Approach It
You’re a manager. You know that developing your employees is part of your job. Do you know what to do first? Let’s begin with the idea that you and the employee are going to be working together on this. The question is how? … [Read more...] about Developing Employees: Here’s Your First Step
You work in HR. You’ve just gotten the assignment to put together a proposal to address succession. Here’s background information about succession to provide context followed by a five-step framework to help you take the necessary … [Read more...] about Getting Started with Succession