Goal management is among the most powerful methods companies have to execute business strategies. Thousands of studies have examined the impact of goal management on workforce productivity. The common finding from this research is: Employees assigned specific, difficult yet achievable goals consistently outperform employees who are given no goals or non-specific goals encouraging them to “do their best”…Read More
Running a business requires doing three things:
Defining Strategy: Figuring out what you need to do to succeed.
Managing Assets: Securing the capital & resources required to support the strategy.
Driving Business Execution: Building and managing the workforce to effectively leverage company assets to deliver strategic objectives.
Good performance management cannot be reduced to a "magical form," but instead is a process that provides feedback, accountability, and documentation for performance outcomes. It also helps employees channel their talents toward organizational goals. This paper talks about 4 key areas of Employee Performance Management for your company to focus on to create a better employee performance management system. Sponsored by Halogen Software.Read More
It is easy to think in tough economic times that you cannot afford to focus on talent - but that couldn't be further from the truth.
Download this free white paper from SuccessFactors for the Five Strategies you need to Win Through Talent in Uncertain Times!
When business software vendor Infor announced the acquisition of Lawson Software in July, many Lawson customers and analysts were concerned about the future of the company's product lines. Infor executives have dismissed the concerns. Read More
The deal signals more momentum for the cloud computing model, where customers rent applications over the Internet instead of paying for a software license and installing the programs on internal machines.Read More
Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
The new year will usher in more cloud-based apps, 'bring your own device' policies and merger and acquisition deals for tech vendors.
I'm interested in how we could conduct productive performance appraisal “calibration” meetings with our managers. These are the people upon whom we rely to be our talent evaluators. We are starting to hold these meetings and would value any tips, caveats, tools or processes on what works and what doesn't work.Read More