Articles of Interest

New Zealand Management

The Leaders Magazine

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Trust in Performance Management

Yes it is that time of year again, when productivity takes a dive as a large proportion of people run around in circles trying to remember what they have done over the past year and gather information to “prove” it.

In one organisation I worked with, staff would bring cartons, yes cartons of evidence to prove they should receive a high performance rating and therefore be eligible for a pay rise.

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McKinsey Quarterly

Retaining key employees in times of change

Many companies throw financial incentives at senior executives and star performers during times of change. There is a better and less costly solution.

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Putting a value on training

Training programs generate greater value for organisations when the curricula reflect key business performance metrics. Testing real-world outcomes is crucial.

A case study of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America illustrates how organisations can make the most of their outlays for training programs by understanding which of them create business value, and how.

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How to test your decision-making instincts:  Executives should trust their gut instincts—but only when four tests are met.

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The case for behavioral strategy: Left unchecked, subconscious biases will undermine strategic decision making. Here’s how to counter them and improve corporate performance.

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CEO News

10 tips for managing conflict

Conflict in the workplace can cause major issues for many businesses. To avoid conflict and dramatically increase the likelihood of facilitating a resolution follow these 10 steps for managing conflict.

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