New Zealand Management
The Leaders Magazine
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.
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.
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.
How to test your decision-making instincts: Executives should trust their gut instincts—but only when four tests are met.
The case for behavioral strategy: Left unchecked, subconscious biases will undermine strategic decision making. Here’s how to counter them and improve corporate performance.
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.