Performance management

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

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    Fit for the job?

    A great deal of time, effort and money is invested by organisations in the development of competencies. Full competency frameworks are now relied upon to underpin the whole HR function and, when they are well produced, they...

    The wild alliance

    Academics interested in public policy issues – and who might actually want to change things – are often caricatured as “wild people”, unable to communicate with those who run the country, because they won’t accept the normal...

    Employment experts slate performance pay for teachers

    A source close to the Treasury’s productivity panel said the new pay system for teachers would damage morale and fail to achieve the desired results. The panel, which consists of senior managers from private companies...

    Paying for Contribution – Real Performance-Related Pay Strategies

    Authors Duncan Brown and Michael Armstrong Publisher Kogan Page (01903 828800) Price £25 Dedicated to HR professionals trying to address the practical dilemmas of relating pay to performance, this book is clearly not...

    Talent’s clout

    I have to agree with Dick Barton’s letter (“Talent contested”, 14 October) in response to Marcus Buckingham’s feature (“Clone-free zone”, 30 September), although I wonder at both parties’...

    Pick your brains

    The company of the future will compete on the twin factors of core competencies and core competents – those people who create competencies. First, what exactly are core competencies? Take a look at your own organisation...

    The Competencies Handbook

    Authors Steve Whiddett and Sarah Hollyforde Publisher IPD (01752 202301) Price £18.95 ISBN 0 85292 735 5 What is a competency? Is it the same as competence? And what competencies must someone have for them to be classed...

    The Continuous Performance Appraisal, Continuous Motivation

    Distributor Gower (01235 827730) Price Both packs £825 plus VAT (also available separately at £495 each) Most managers, supervisors or team leaders would admit that appraisal interviews could be more useful, and...

    Blunkett stands firm on PRP plans for teachers

    David Blunkett was greeted with silence last week by the most moderate of the teaching unions, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, after Peter Smith, its general secretary, made a fiery speech warning that the proposed...

    Bang on target

    Back in the early 1980s, when chief executives tended to get bonuses of around 20 per cent, it was their base salaries that generated the headlines. Nowadays, when the greater part of an executive’s remuneration often...