April is the month of action as most of the companies are busy doing performance reviews to assess how the team has stacked up against their deliverables. This month stirs up anxiety, and it is common to see disillusioned and disengaged employees after the performance review sessions. The ingredients of a bad performance review are [...]
Shabbily crafted and delivered messages can trigger feelings of self-doubt, anger, shock, or resistance. Secondly, do give space to your employees to vent out their feelings or reaction; don’t choke them with your managerial power.
Widespread changes in the organizational environment have led to fundamental changes in how work gets done. Team members are highly interdependent on each other to get the work done. Thus, a managers task has become even more difficult with these changes and he/ she gets pushed from both the sides. To simplify your work life,these [...]
Overcoming your reluctance to deal with low performers is the key to your unit’s performance and probably your career as well. Managers who excel at being direct with their reports are said to be timely, consistent and focused on performance improvement.
Future orientation is the degree to which individuals engage in future-oriented behaviors such as investment and development to prepare the workforce to meet future organizational needs. Now lets look at the three key elements of performance review and how to incorporate future orientation in them.
Usage of 360 degree will push you to confront the issues and negative feedback head on, rather than dismissing it as one of the events, additionally it gives you more courage to deal with developmental and critical feedback.
We are about to enter the month of December and are getting ready for the year-end rituals. One of the biggest annual rituals performed by most of the organizations is the “Annual Appraisal Ceremony”; more often than not this leaves a bitter taste in the mouth of the appraisee with the appraisers leaving no stone [...]
Over the years I have met scores of senior executives, one question that I would get from them every year would be – “ What’s the best way to give feedback to my super stars on their performance, they are already on cloud nine.” Managers want to recognise their stars and help them do even [...]
Performance management positively impacts employees’ performance and productivity. Data from Development Dimensions International – an international major in the field of HR Consulting, shows that the percentage of goals achieved by employees increases substantially when a formal performance management system is put in place. With a good performance management program in place, managers indicated that [...]
The ingredients of a bad performance review are haste, lack of focus, a non-empathic attitude and a mechanical approach to the process. A good performance review obviously calls for a diametrically opposite approach. Here are some tips for managers whose duties include conducting performance reviews of their team members. Be Prepared: The intention behind a [...]
Performance feedback and review is part and parcel of the life of someone in a managerial role. Poorly handled reviews lead to low morale and dissatisfaction, in turn increasing workload. There is a school of thought that believes that performance appraisals do more damage than good to the individuals being reviewed; that they are a [...]