Performance Management

High performing organizations - Measure performance and set targets

Targets must be tied to larger organizational ambitions For targets to be meaningful and effective in motivating employees, they must be tied to larger organizational ambitions. Employees who don't understand...

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Improving performance through transparency

Create an organizational culture of transparency Transparency is a popular buzz word on Wall Street these days, and many investors are demanding it. Building a culture of transparency. Make transparency...

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What is the relationship between culture and strategy

Is there too much management and not enough leadership Is there too much management and not enough leadership in today’s business world? Both are important, but in a world that’s...

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How to hold people accountable - Performance management

The right way to hold people accountable Accountability is not simply taking the blame when something goes wrong. It’s not a confession. Accountability is about delivering on a commitment. It’s...

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successful performance measurement

Focus on performance measurement Organizations today face complex business challenges. Over the last several years, the economy has forced many organizations to address the difficult decision of achieving business results...

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Improving employee performance and job satisfaction

The best-performing companies know that an employee engagement improvement strategy linked to the achievement of corporate goals will help them win in the marketplace. Employee performance Performance objectives are an...

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happiness at work will increase performance

It’s time to finally blow up the myth that feelings don’t matter at work Research research conducted by neuroscientists Richard Davidson and V.S. Ramachandran and by psychologist Shawn Achor -...

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Organizational alignment is the glue for achieving better performance

Critical element in any strategy is its translation into reality The most critical element in any strategy is its translation into reality. The only true measure of success is in...

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Performance Management

Mind the performance gap - performance management failures All too often, organizations set measures based on financial targets. That's not a bad thing because they represent what the business needs...

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How to create a high performance organization

To deliver growth, performance management must become more strategic and take into account the organization’s culture and how this support - or hinders - business performance. Performance management needs to be...

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employee engagement is a force that drives performance outcomes

Employee engagement is a force that drives performance outcomes Top-performing organizations understand that employee engagement is a force that drives performance outcomes. In the best organizations, engagement is more than...

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The connection between employee engagement and performance

Many studies have affirmed the connection between employee engagement and performance, but the Towers Watson Global Workforce Study makes the most powerful, bottom line case yet for the connection between...

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