You cannot change culture without changing behaviour

You know that an organisation's values and culture are reflected in the way in which it chooses to appraise and manage employees' performance. And it's an important channel for communicating what - and how - things need to get done. So, when you need to change the culture of the organisation, take a closer look at your performance review process. …

How to receive feedback - graciously!

Receiving feedback - whether it's positive or not-so-positive - can be hard to do.  You can feel a range of emotions whether it's praise your getting or less than praise.  To help view, receive and take on board all feedback - and to do this with grace - we've pulled together seven simple rules. …

What is Continuous Performance Management?

There can be few employees or managers who are surprised that the annual appraisal approach is itself under review. Business objectives change throughout the year, and employees need to adapt to new goals and new directions. The move towards what is known as Continuous Performance Management is long overdue - and its principles are being adopted by companies large and small.  But what is Continuous Performance Management?…

Continuous Performance Management: why and how

Continuous Performance Management continues to be one of the most talked about shifts in talent management. To give you the background to this, help you decide if this is the way you need to go and  support you as get started, we've written an eBook which explores all this. You can get your free copy today.…

Performance review in SMEs: encourage employees to take part

For some employees in an SME, getting started with or contributing their own performance review can be a daunting task with a range of emotions coming to the fore.   From the work we do with clients in companies large and small, we know that simple email reminders at key stages of the review process, just aren't enough. People need greater involvement, empowerment and, quite frankly, more regular input.…

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