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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Ever wonder what makes people succeed in their roles? Relationships—not quantity, but quality, and particularly with direct reports. Just as the best companies are concerned about the quality of their relationships with their customers, the best leaders seek feedback—both positive and negative—about how they’re doing in their relationships with their many constituents.
For many companies, “performance management” still takes the form of annual reviews. This is a problem because despite huge investments in time, energy and capitol, research has shown that for most organizations this antiquated process fails to yield any clear improvements in employee performance.
Explore outcomes from research that show continuous performance management to be an essential element of the most highly effective performance management programs and learn what is needed to upgrade your current program.
Annual appraisals are increasingly on their way out, leaving in their wake a need for a more agile solution to performance management. From GE to Deloitte, leading companies are finding that the formal yearly review is problematic for a number of ...Read more
Explore how to make the case for change, how to help managers be better coaches and move the needle on team performance, and how employees can create personal improvement plans based on peer and manager feedback.