Performance Management

Improve performance management with ongoing feedback, goal-setting, coaching, strengths-based development, and recognition and rewards

Beyond the annual review, performance management should include ongoing feedback, goal-setting, coaching, strengths-based development, and recognition and rewards – and managers must be held accountable for these outcomes. Learn how performance management can be integrated with strategic organizational goals, rewards and recognition programs, and development and succession plans. With the help of performance management systems and social technology, you can make performance management part of day-to-day leadership.

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NPR’s Talent Management Overhaul

Lars Schmidt, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Innovation at NPR shares the story of NPR’s new talent strategy.  Lars is responsible for providing leadership and advocacy for talent acquisition strategies that align with ...

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BlogLeadership for Me

For Me, or Not For Me?

June 27, 2013 | Jeffrey G. Soper | HCI

With apologies to William Shakespeare, that truly is THE question. In the realm of leadership, the single most important question to be asked by and answered for potential followers is “what’s in it for me.” To many, this is a selfish perspective and one to be avoided or at least heavily masked. But is such a perspective really selfish?

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Are Your Top Leaders People Accountable?

June 26, 2013 | William A. Schiemann | HCI

Research at the Metrus Institute* shows that while the immediate manager accounts for perhaps 50-70% of performance results, senior leaders and the policies they institute are also crucial to optimizing talent and performance. Organizations — and their senior leaders — need to consider the impact these individuals have on the rest of the workforce population, while also implementing ways to ensure senior leaders are held accountable for helping drive employee performance. 

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Three Things New Leaders Must Do to Survive and Thrive

June 19, 2013 | Bill Catlette | HCI

It has been said that “life imitates art.” In a similar vein, I would suggest that, in many respects, business imitates sport, notably major collegiate and professional athletics. Think about it. Business lexicon is rife with the use of sports jargon (e.g., goal line, slump, go deep, etc.) to describe business situations. It is quite common to see current and former athletes and coaches on the dais at business conferences. Pro sports created player free agentry. Business is perfecting it.

BlogSelf-Awareness

Getting to Know You

June 12, 2013 | Andy Lee | HCI

Self-awareness is a key ingredient to success at work. It is hugely helpful to know your own strengths and development areas, also how others perceive you.

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Leveraging New Technologies for Employee Development Programs

June 6, 2013 | U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Rapid advances in technology have transformed the workplace in recent years. Technology has changed the way we learn. The explosion of technology has impacted the way people communicate and collaborate. Common examples of different tools are ...

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To Do: Update Company's Social Media Policy ASAP

June 6, 2013 | Forbes

Employee use of social media has been a controversial topic over the past year, and one I’ve covered several times in this blog. While I oppose company policies that unfairly limit employees’ rights to express themselves online, ...

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