Category: Performance Management

Why I Hope to See You at IMPACT 2011, our Fourth Annual Research Conference

Why I Hope to See You at IMPACT 2011, our Fourth Annual Research Conference

On April 26-28, in beautiful St. Petersburg Florida, we will be holding our fourth annual research conference, IMPACT 2011:  The Business of Talent. I would really encourage you to join us.

Here is why.

1.  This is the only conference in the talent management, training, and systems marketplace which is 100% focused on providing you ... Read more»

Talent Management Revisited:  Where are we now?

Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?

Talent management has now become one of the most talked-about topics in business and HR.

High Impact Talent Management Strategy Process

Companies around the world are reorganizing their human resources teams to create Chief Talent Officers, Vice-Presidents of Talent Management, and Senior Talent Executives. And the software industry supporting this space continues to explode: Successfactors and Taleo are rated among the ... Read more»

High-Impact Learning Culture in Europe

High-Impact Learning Culture in Europe

I spent this week in Europe (nice Siberian snowstorm here), attending a client meeting in the UK and the Online Educa Berlin (OEB), the largest e-learning conference in the world.

This conference, which has more than 1,000 attendees, brings together learning and academic professionals from businesses, educational institutions, and governments throughout Europe.  The event is ... Read more»

Talent Management Systems: Market Update

Talent Management Systems: Market Update

The talent management systems market continues to grow and consolidate at the same time.   With a busy summer and lots of time spent on Learning Culture and other topics, I have not had time to talk about the talent management software space.  (I’m attaching our recently introduced “New” Talent Management Framework to help you understand ... Read more»

A New Talent Management Framework

A New Talent Management Framework

The concept of  “Integrated Talent Management” became popular around five years ago – and since then organizations have used this phrase to describe an integrated approach to recruiting, development, performance management, compensation, development planning, and learning.   The goal here is not only to make the Human Resources function operate more efficiently, but more importantly to ... Read more»

How and Why we Must Differentiate Talent

How and Why we Must Differentiate Talent

Consider what goes through the head of your CEO or Senior VP’s most days. “If I could only get more of my people to perform like Joe, we’d be such a more high-performing organization.”

If you interview most top business leaders, you’ll find that they spend an inordinate amount of their time on people issues:  ... Read more»

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The Coaching & Development Model of Management Proves Itself Again

The Coaching & Development Model of Management Proves Itself Again

The top issue on the minds of HR leaders today is the need to “rebuild a culture of performance” in their organizations.  (From the 2009 Talent Management Factbook®, n=780 organizations).   This is a clear result of the slow economy, restructuring and layoffs, and stock market drop we have experienced this year.

In What is a Coachresponse to ... Read more»

People not just Megawatts:  The Vestas Story

People not just Megawatts: The Vestas Story

In today’s new green (and red ink) economy, businesses all over the world are working hard to reduce operational expenses, restructure their workforce, and transform themselves into sustainable business models.  I think one of the most exciting examples of a company going through this transition is Vestas Wind Systems, the global leader in wind ... Read more»

Who is your Chief Performance Officer?

Who is your Chief Performance Officer?

This week Barack Obama appointed a Chief Performance Officer for the Federal Government, focused on assessing the performance of government programs and finding opportunities to reduce waste and eliminate low-performing investments.   So who is the Chief Performance Officer in a business?
Performance

We have been studying this issue and I wrote about this topic several years ... Read more»