Re-engineering Performance Management
Friday, 5 December 2014 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pmFree
We all understand the theoretical benefits of performance management – the way it lies at the centre of learning, reward, career management etc, and also acts as the basis for increasing the performance of the business. The fact is, however that it hardly ever acts like this.
If there was one process in HR, or even across the whole of business, that most organisations would agree is broken, it would surely be employee performance management. Nothing else we do turns both managers and employees off so much or results in so much wasted time (mainly through poor application and ineffectual conversations, but often not helped by bureaucratically heavy designs).
Yet it should not be like this. Employee performance management should be an absolutely critical business process or approach – providing the main mechanism an organisation has for ensuring that work is performed and objectives are achieved effectively.
But after 30 years of trying, we can’t go on making incremental improvements that do little to reduce frustration or increase impact on business performance. It’s time to seriously transform. Or maybe just to trash!
The good news is that there are things that can be done to make a major difference here. In particular, new insights from business and psychological research, new ways of thinking and new technologies provide some new and significant opportunities for improvement.
Attend this workshop to understand how performance management can be ‘enhanced’ – perhaps better phrased as ‘re-engineered’ – to have a true and significant impact on business performance.
Seven key things you will learn on this course:
|9:30||Registration and Coffee|
|10:00||Welcome, Introductions and Objectives for the day|
Why Performance Management isn’t Working!
What to do to make Traditional Performance Management Work as Well as Possible!
|13:00||Lunch and Discussion|
How to Abolish Performance Management (or at least Reviews / Appraisals)
New Opportunities to Enable Performance
|15:45||Conclusions and Action Planning|
HR Strategy Consultant
Jon is a leading specialist in strategic people management and organizational development issues. He regularly speaks and provides training in Europe, the US, the Middle East and Asia and has also lectured on strategic management, change management and human resources on executive MBA courses across Europe.
He is the author of Strategic HCM: Creating value through people (2006) and is currently completing a second book called Social advantage. He also posts regularly to blogs with these same titles and has recently been recognized as the top global online influencer in talent management.
Before working with Symposium, Jon served as Director of Human Capital Consulting, Europe for Buck Consultants / ACS, as Head of HR Consulting for Penna and as International HR Director for Ernst & Young after working as an IT and change management consultant for Andersen Consulting. Jon delivers a number of Symposium training workshops on HR issues such as business partnering, workforce planning, business and HR process design, organizational design and development and HR innovation.
Jon has a BA in Psychology, a Masters in Engineering and an MBA. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
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