RSS icon

Top Stories

Items Tagged with 'employee'

Articles

What Are the Benefits of Ranking to Determine Employee Performance?

September 15, 2014
Comments (0)

Like many companies, we have an annual performance review of employees. At the beginning of the financial year, KPAs, goals, targets are mutually agreed. There is quarterly review of performance followed by annual review. Employees are rated on predefined performance criteria on a scale of 1 to 5. Subsequent to rating, we wanted our line management to rank employees against each other in order to have ranking order. Line management is not inclined to ranking, for obvious reasons. Is there any way to know if ranking is the right approach for our performance management?

— Really Clueless, assistant GM, manufacturing, Hyderabad, India


Read More

Observations on Obesity in the Workforce

September 4, 2014
Comments (0)

Obesity is a leading source of workplace disability, but nixing vending machines and handing out pedometers isn’t enough to get employees back and working at their full potential.


Read More

Can Low-Potential Workers Become High-Potentials?

February 25, 2014
Comments (0)

I’m wondering about strategies to turn low-potential employees into high potentials. How often is this done and are there any best practices?

What About the Also-Rans? OD specialist, software/systems, Washington, D.C.


Read More

The Right Duration for a Job Rotation

December 17, 2013
Comments (0)

How could we determine the duration of a job rotation?

—Time Sensitive, transportation & distribution, Hong Kong


Read More

The Naked Corporation Can Be Beautiful

October 8, 2013
Comments (0)
The way forces of transparency are disrobing companies and exposing them — warts and all — for anyone to see.
Read More

What Kanye West Can Teach You About Employee Relations

September 30, 2013
Comments (0)
Social media has the ability to turn a forgotten event into a viral nightmare. Certainly there are instances when you will have no choice but to fire someone for something posted online.
Read More