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 Don’t Mistake Performance Appraisal for 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?
Performance discussions aren't always easy. But there are two things you can do that will make them easier. Have discussions regularly. Make it a habit. Have a clear agenda that you follow each time you meet. It's no … [Read more...] about How to make performance discussions easier
Things tend to work better between two people when each has a clear idea of what the other expects. At work, it’s important for an employee to know his or her manager's expectations related to the tasks the employee is supposed … [Read more...] about How to Have an Effective Work Relationship
I was speaking to a colleague the other day. He said that the senior management at his company decided to include the company’s values in the next performance review. The values had been introduced three years before. But except … [Read more...] about Are You Sort of Excellent?