Author Ellen Ensher will help you assess your current system for performance management and outline the top five commonly used best practices to guide you through developing your own unique performance management system at your organization.
- The best performance management systems…fit your unique culture.…Your company may be progressive like Brazil's Semco,…where employees decide on their own pay,…schedules, and evaluate each other.…Or it might be more traditional…with yearly performance appraisals…tied to merit increases.…As a manager, you can put your own stamp…on performance management no matter the system in place.…Before taking any specific actions,…you need to assess your current…performance management system.…
What components and approaches are you required to do?…Where do you have the freedom or flexibility…to go beyond the system already in place?…How does your current system support…these Gallup drivers of engagement?…Next, incorporate five performance management…best practices into your unique approach.…Set goals with your employees and follow up.…The goals should have a clear link…to how success is measured on the job…and a healthy balance with career development activities.…
Get feedback from multiple sources.…A best practice commonly adopted by organizations…
Business professor Ellen Ensher defines what management is in the era of the global workforce and exactly what the role of the manager involves. She explains how to create a compelling vision and culture for your organization, define business goals, and connect the big picture to your team's daily tasks. Next, discover how to build your team, partner with HR on hiring and firing decisions, and coach and mentor employees. Ellen touches on topics that are on the mind of today's leaders—resilience, trust, storytelling, and more—and shares tips to become the best professional version of yourself.
- Roles of a manager
- Becoming a new manager
- Engaging employees
- Creating a compelling vision and culture
- Setting goals
- Hiring and training
- Evaluating performance
- Coaching and mentoring