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Making Performance Management Work: Uncommon Commonsense Insights

4/16/14 2:00 pm to 4/16/14 3:00 pm EDT

It’s that dreaded time of year — performance reviews. If people hate performance reviews, why do we keep doing them? The answer is because they are a crucial component to the success of any business. The problem is most companies don’t do them well. Fortunately, this is finally starting to change. Dr. Steven Hunt, an expert with more than 20 years of experience designing performance and goal management systems for thousands of companies, will discuss how technology is enabling far more effective performance management methods. He will discuss:

  • What makes performance management difficult.
  • Critical design features for performance management.
  • How to effectively define, evaluate and calibrate performance.
  • How to effectively deploy performance management processes.

Speakers:

Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., SPHR - Vice President, Customer Research, SuccessFactors, an SAP company

Dr. Steven Hunt is vice president of customer research at SuccessFactors, where he guides development and implementation of technology-enabled solutions to maximize workforce engagement and productivity. He has more than 20 years of experience designing systems for a variety of human resource applications, including performance management, staffing, employee development, culture change, workforce transformation and succession planning. A recognized expert on strategic human resources, Hunt has played a pivotal role in the implementation of systems that have improved productivity and engagement of millions of employees working for hundreds of companies ranging from small startup organizations to the largest employers in the world. An active author and presenter, he has written two widely respected books on HR process design and implementation: “Commonsense Talent Management: Using Strategic Human Resources to Increase Company Performance” and “Hiring Success: The Art and Science of Staffing Assessment and Employee Selection.”

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