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5 Conversations Every Manager Needs to Have
As companies shift toward a mindset of more frequent dialogue with -- and feedback from -- employees, here are five conversation models for managing ongoing performance development.
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Harnessing the 'Spillover' Effect
New research finds bottom-line benefits when organizations spend time carefully considering which employees should sit near each other. But experts warn that the "peer spillover" effect can also have negative consequences.
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The Perils of After-Hours Email
While it may be part of the culture at some organizations for workers to respond to work emails after hours, the practice blurs the line on the work day and may also have harmful effects on employees, according to new research.
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5 Performance-Management Trendsetters
Organizations that have found a way to create dialogue that inspires change and progress between managers and their employees deserve to be emulated. Here are five companies that stand out for their progressive performance-management processes.
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Changing the Channel
Former HR leader Fred Knowles left behind a career that included stops at Under Armour and Capital One and ended up making a sitcom starring Ed Asner.
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Who Drives Change In Your Organization?
Business unit leaders, who often sit unnoticed between the C-suite and team leadership, play the most significant role in implementing change, delivering business benefits and ensuring high levels of sustained business performance, according to Accenture data.
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Condensing the Workday
An entrepreneur and author talks about how he enabled his employees to "hack" their workday to find better, faster, smarter and easier ways to get things done.
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A Talk Before They Walk
Recent research finds more than half of organizations are conducting "stay interviews" or planning to do so in the near future. How do these chats differ from exit interviews, when should they take place and what should they entail?
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The Performance-Management Divide
A new global survey of 2,100 leaders and employees highlights the continued disparity between the number of organizations that want to move past traditional performance management and those that actually make the leap.
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Reaching Record Levels
A trio of new surveys finds workers are more engaged than ever before, which some see as a sign that HR is getting better at embedding engagement principles into its overall strategy and strategic initiatives.
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Alternative Approaches
While competitive base pay may play an important role in recruiting candidates, a new survey shows more companies are planning to boost their reliance on alternative rewards to bolster their offers.
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Building an HR Analytics Team
As companies work to assemble in-house HR analytics teams that deliver actionable results, experts say having the right blend of data scientists with clearly defined roles is essential.
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The Ramifications of Stacked Rankings
A new lawsuit claims that Yahoo's performance review system violates California and federal laws. What lessons can other employers and HR leaders learn from this case?
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Fostering Feedback
Organizations need candid feedback, yet it's often not supplied as frequently as needed to make solid business decisions. Two experts discuss ways companies can improve their employee-feedback programs.
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A Top-10 List for 2016 Say-on-Pay Preparation
As say-on-pay enters its sixth year as a mandatory ballot item on U.S. company proxy statements, there are fewer failed votes, but the challenges continue. Here are 10 points to consider before the next round of voting begins.
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Performance Management Without the Numbers?
What happens when companies drop their traditional employee-ratings systems in favor of more interactive models? Despite a lack of hard data so far, the results of taking this path seem to be well-received, for the most part.
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Parsing the Job-Engagement Paradox
Employees are committed for now, but many of them would happily move on tomorrow. Employers face a loss of key talent, and the threat of being left with too many disaffected workers who can drain productivity and morale.
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Performance Management Needs to Be Disrupted
Performance management needs to be re-thought across three key elements that impact both an organization's programmatic and technology choices.
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