For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. Our recent HR Business Partnering Workshop in Johannesburg was a phoneomenal success! Here is some of the great feedback we've since received (and a few photographs!): "I really gained a lot of insight into what is out there in the HR space. We get so caught up in our day to day that we don’t often have exposure to what is out there. It was great to interact with you on these things as well as with the other delegates." - Prunella Muruvan, Manager, HR Business Partner "Thank you very much for sharing your [...]
For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. Welcome to my blog, where I share my thoughts on performance-related issues. I look forward to engaging with you.
For decades organisations have been fixated on performance management systems that measure and rate an individual's performance. Managers tirelessly try to improve their staff's performance and productivity and seldom succeed. In addition, the whole process often leaves employees anxious and demotivated. So why is this practice continuing? It seems the system is broken... What started as a sound theory has evolved into something that is not conducive to improving performance in organisations. This is probably the reason why many big companies are abolishing traditional systems and opting for something closer to the original core of performance management. They have also realised this is more in line with the modern-day employee/work [...]
Human Resources and Training Managers who are responsible for HR budgets have to tighten their belts and understand where the money is being spent and why. Often service providers and internal performance consultants suggest solutions and interventions for performance opportunities and problems without substantiated evidence of where the gaps are, what caused the performance gaps, and what the reasons are for the gaps. We also need to know how to measure and evaluate the results and their impact once the solution has been implemented. It is far more credible to report on your HR spend if evidence can be provided [...]
“Maximise results and improve the bottom line”. These buzz words are here to stay for quite a while longer as companies strive to work towards recovery in the wake of the recession. Referring as much to people as to systems, this focus has boosted business for professionals and consultants working in the field of Performance Improvement. In turn, we have seen new trends and methodologies emerging in this sector, offering ever better solutions and results to the corporate market. This has been highlighted over the past year by international conferences in the Indianapolis, USA and Warsaw, Poland. In 2014, Indianapolis [...]