HR executives at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals U.S. sat down to discuss what the company could do to get all 12,000 of its employees focused on driving business performance. Penny Stoker, vice president of human resources, discusses how her HR team is handling the challenges the fast-moving pharmaceutical market presents.Read More
Which type of measures do companies typically use to gauge performance, and how are those measures linked to pay?
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Companies can train managers to be kinder and more open to employees, but only those organizations that are transparent and share their profits with employees will truly gain their trust, one expert says.Read More
A school of management thought holds that creating a positive corporate culture boosts business performance, but even many proponents of this philosophy admit they can’t make a direct financial link.Read More
Sometimes performance management systems give managers the chance to gloss over the tough conversations that could really drive excellent performance. Here's how to remove the 'bail out' feature and improve the review process. Read More
Our staffing team is quite passive in dealing with hiring requests from our line managers. I am considering coming out with a list of questions to help verify and justify needs when we get hiring requests from other departments. Which best practices or advice can you give on that?