The market for online performance management software has been fascinating. For more than a decade vendors have been building new tools to enable goal management, check-ins, feedback, and alignment. And now we’ve added surveys and feedback to the mix.
Category: Performance Management
Performance Management covers the topics of goal-setting, employee to manager feedback, goal alignment, coaching, evaluation (assessment), and issues such as bonus setting, the use of OKRs (Objectives and Key Results), forced ranking (limiting the number of high performers), calibration (conducting talent reviews to normalize ratings), and performance improvement plans. Many of these practices are regulated in some countries and often must be reviewed by labor unions.
We’re in a tumultuous business cycle and everyone is concerned about performance: the performance of our company, our teams, and ourselves.
And in the midst of this pandemic, we are ever more concerned with wellbeing, resilience, and growth. How can we best stay productive at home (or at work) when there are so many uncertainties?... Read more»
In November of 2018, LinkedIn acquired Glint, an emerging leader in employee engagement and survey technology. Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time, and now the romance has paid off. Glint and LinkedIn Learning have gotten married.
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There’s no question we’re going to spend a lot of time in 2020 talking about the Future of Work, I’m getting asked about it constantly.
As I get ready to publish our prescriptions for the year ahead, let me mention the important topic of performance and rewards, because they are essential to the way people ... Read more»
The employee engagement and feedback tools market has been explosive. As I wrote about in Feedback is the Killer App, giving employees the ability to express their opinions has transformed the world of management. CEOs and business leaders everywhere are now evaluated by their ability to keep employees happy.
And there’s good reason for ... Read more»
I can’t tell you how many meetings I’ve had talking with companies about changing their performance management process. Going back to 2015 articles were written by people like Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall (both personal friends), and many others about the need to change year-end ratings, implement regular feedback practices, and reduce the power of ... Read more»
As I described in an article a few weeks ago, innovation in performance management reigns. The annual appraisal is going the way of the dinosaur and almost every company I talk with is focusing on continuous conversations, agile and transparent goals, and new culture-based models for coaching, career development, and skills improvement. The big ... Read more»
One of the most fundamental and difficult parts of management (and HR) is how we do performance management. As I’ve written about for years, this is a highly strategic process in companies and it has gone through a huge transformation. What used to be an annual year-end appraisal has now become a whole plethora of ... Read more»
As our Simply Irresistible model shows below, there are five essential elements of employee success: meaningful work, supportive management, a humane work environment, growth opportunities, and trust in leadership. In this article (the second of five, you can read the first here), I’ll discuss the issue of management.
Fig 1: Bersin by Deloitte ... Read more»
Over the last year we’ve been doing a lot of research on organizational design. Our newest research shows that 92% of companies are trying to redesign their teams to increase speed and agility, but only 14% seem to know how. Our conclusion, after many months of work, is that companies have to move away from ... Read more»
We just published the major study Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2015, and the results are striking.
Today, driven by shifts in both work ethos and the transparency of the job market, employee retention and engagement are now the #1 problems companies face. (3,200 respondents from over 100 countries)
This is the third year ... Read more»
|These predictions were recorded in the summer of 2014 and discuss our top 10 predictions for HR, talent, and learning in the coming year. For more details please download our 2014 Predictions Report. Thanks to SuccessFactors for producing these videos.|
Prediction 1: Global Skills Gaps and Talent Networks Will Reshape HR
Prediction 2: ... Read more»
I’m excited to announce that this week we launched our Employee Recognition research, a program we started early last year.
As I’m sure you know, organizations around the world are suffering from low levels of employee engagement for many reasons. The unemployment rate is high, people are working harder than ever, and employees are ... Read more»
Today Salesforce.com announced plans to acquire Rypple, a small but growing provider of social performance management software. In addition, the company announced plans to build out a set of human capital management products called SuccessForce (quite a stab in the eye to SuccessFactors), built on the “social enterprise” which Marc Benioff (CEO of Salesforce.com) has ... Read more»