Performance Management Tools
You’re a star employee. You mastered all of your responsibilities, and now, you are promoted to manager. Go gettum, Tiger! […]
Difficult conversations, constructive criticism, giving employee feedback, and performance reviews. These are all things that make millennial managers cringe. Delivering […]
There is a fundamental conflict in organizations: Focus on short-term, transactional numbers, or think and act for long-term transformation? Transactional […]
Most people believe that there is an 80-20 rule for performance within an organization. The 80-20 rule states that 20 […]
Large, complex global organizations have particular challenges when faced with organizational change. Many companies want to centrally motivate company-wide change […]
The first step in talent management and leadership development is to determine who are the high-potentials. AMA asked leadership development experts, what do you look for in a high-potential candidate?
In the world of Big Data, are you still making decisions based on your instincts? In 2005, Malcolm Gladwell immortalized the idea that you can make decisions based on your gut reaction in his book, Blink. But given the enormous shift in access to real-time data and analysis, this kind of decision-making may in fact lead you astray.
Giving correction notices is one of the least favorite activities related to performance management, but can really help solve many workplace problems. This is a sample correction notice for a maintenance mechanic who fails to follow up with customers after repairs are done and often leaves the scene as soon as someone else from his department arrives to help him repair a broken item.
Essential project management skills can help improve the productivity of your team. Learn the basics of getting a project to flow smoothly in your first days as a manager: Getting work done through others will involve projects. Use these guidelines as reminder of how to keep yourself on track on a day-to-day basis, too.
How often do you take the time to praise others for a job well done? Do you make a point of providing positive feedback to those who help you accomplish your goals? How frequently? Employees are better able to hear and respond to constructive criticism when there is a balance of criticism and praise.