Performance management

Index here items on managing performance, performance measurement, poor performance, performance indicators, objective setting, SMART objectives, performance

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    O2 bonus helps to retain staff

    Mobile phone company O2 has reduced staff turnover by introducing performance-related pay for new workers in its UK call centres. Sally Ashford, director of compensation and benefits at O2, said the new pay structure,...

    Is your mind on the job?

    Adrian Furnham, professor of psychology at the University of London and a well-known writer and commentator on psychological concepts and organisational behaviour, is guest speaker at a forthcoming open evening in London...

    More talk, more action

    Managing individual employees’ career development needs effectively can be a major challenge for HR and line managers. And when it comes to their own careers, those same managers often need similar support and guidance. ...

    Find your Voice

    Format: DVD or double video and users’ manual Publisher: Angel Productions (020 8444 3331) Price: £795 In developing their training package on management basics, Angel Productions asked people for their stories...

    In search of top talent

    In a climate of tight labour markets and competition for the best talent, the CIPD’s annual recruitment and retention conference will throw a spotlight on organisations’ recruitment strategy. James Reed, chief executive...

    Get Up and Do It!

    Authors Beechy and Josephine Colcough Publisher BBC Worldwide (020 8433 2236) Price £8.99 Audio CD (Book, £7.99) The first thing to strike me about this "self-help" CD – part of a new personal development...

    Solving Performance Problems

    Publisher Fenman (01353 665533) Price £985 Put yourself in the shoes of a scriptwriter for a training video. You are required to simplify a complex subject to a manageable number of key points. Then you must find a context...

    Treasury measures staff success

    HRD 2004 conference report Effective training and development has been at the heart of the Treasury’s new performance management system, Pete Thomas, head of learning, skills and development at the department, told delegates...

    Remote working makes performance management harder

    Having employees who work remotely makes it much harder to paper over the cracks in best practice, Carolyn Axtell, senior researcher at the Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, warned delegates to HRD 2004...

    City measures staff performance

    Performance management systems are now being used by more than 70 per cent of City firms, according to new research by City HR specialists, PRPi Consulting. Policies that link employee performance to payment are seen as...