Most leaders agree on the value of setting and managing goals — after all, we’ve seen the research. According to Bersin by Deloitte, companies that help employees set clear goals were four times more likely to score in the top 25 percent of business outcomes. Goals can provide focus, improve team alignment and cross-functional communication, and increase performance.
More organizations are realizing the difficulties in reconciling a traditional performance management process with the need for frequent, real-time feedback. Employees desire a flexible and more dynamic approach to the way work gets done and HR ...Read more
In the last decade, new organizational models with greater geographical distribution, more matrixed structures, and increased diversity, as well as accelerated technology innovation, have made the way we work more interconnected than ever. “Sixty-seven percent of employees report an increase in work requiring active collaboration,”4 according to CEB. In the same study, general managers and senior executives reported needing a 20 percent improvement in employee performance.