Tag Archives : Performance Management

7 Management Hacks To Improve Employee Productivity


We’re all familiar with Spider-Man’s famous catchphrase: “With great power comes great responsibility.” However, his words no longer apply exclusively to the man who does whatever a spider can. With companies seeing a 13% increase in employee productivity when the people are happy, managers are discovering that they play a big part in that boost. So what can be done to…

How to Use 360 Feedback to Crush Your Management Blind Spots


The 360 feedback performance evaluation mechanism has the potential to help you overcome your hidden weaknesses and put your business on the fast track. Click Here to Download a free PDF eBook of this post Part 1: The 360 Feedback  What is 360 Feedback? The name – 360 feedback system, also known as the multi-rater feedback system, is self-explanatory. The…

7 Ways to Rock Your Performance Review


For many companies, it’s that time of the year again. Bonus season. It’s hard to decide which is worse: explaining a bonus payout to staff who think they should’ve done better, or listening to your boss giving you reasons why you didn’t qualify for a better payout. However, as much as everyone loathes doing performance reviews, they are a necessary…

How to Give Effective Performance Appraisals


Last updated: 14 December 2016 HR professionals, managers and employees groan inwardly at the mention of performance appraisals. Yet, annual performance appraisals continue to dominate the workplace. But do we need them? Annual performance appraisals are no longer useful Most performance appraisals are a waste of time and money. For example, Adobe realised that to assess its 11,000 employees, it required its…

Bankrupt Leadership

3 Surefire Ways to Bankrupt Your Leadership


This post was originally published in Forbes on 29 Sep 2016. Leaders, face it. We’ve all been there. “You’re not a perfect fit, but we need warm bodies in this role urgently…” “I won’t fire you since you’ve been with us for 25 years…” “I’ll close an eye to massive attrition in your team, since you’re bringing in the numbers…”…