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Why we love data driven performance management? (And you should too!)

Why we love data driven performance management? (And you should too!)

We have consistently written about how annual performance reviews (done traditional way) rarely provide any value in today’s dynamic work environment. A typical performance management process consists of self-assessment by employee followed by response from direct manager & then a face 2 face discussion. The process is designed to bring to fore important achievements &

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November 21, 2017 0

How To Spot Micromanagement In Your Organisation

How To Spot Micromanagement In Your Organisation

Micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes and/or controls the work of his/her subordinates or employees. It is generally considered to have a negative connotation but is still commonly observed as an accepted management across many organisations. Rather than giving general instructions on smaller tasks and then devoting time to supervising larger

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September 5, 2017 0

Program & Project management are NOT the same

Program & Project management are NOT the same

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving an organisation’s performance. In practice & in its aims it is closely related to systems engineering, industrial engineering, change management & business transformation.(Wikipedia) Program management is a sort of mysterious discipline, for many reasons. Some of them being it usually

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July 21, 2017 0

How to use The Reframing Matrix for fair performance reviews

How to use The Reframing Matrix for fair performance reviews

One of the many responsibilities of a manager is conducting fair and accurate performance reviews. These reviews are required to determine employee compensation, promotions, terminations and/or training and development requirements. If not done in the right manner it can alienate good employees and further affect their performance levels without even addressing the real problems. We

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July 19, 2017 0

Performance Ratings Are History: 3 Better Alternatives To Determine Employee Compensation

Performance Ratings Are History: 3 Better Alternatives To Determine Employee Compensation

It’s 2017 and companies are finally waking up to the reality that employee compensation should not be linked to performance ratings. The trend that started a few years back with only a few early adopters, has started to gain momentum. On a daily basis large & small, progress companies are moving away from tight-coupling of

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April 11, 2017 0

How to strike a healthy work life balance – 5 key elements

How to strike a healthy work life balance – 5 key elements

Technology has evolved by leaps and bounds. People are able to stay connected at all times. It has transformed the way people work, access information and communicate. One can access emails, texts, fax almost instantaneously. Everything is available at one’s fingertips. While it does help everyone stay “connected”, it also prevents them from “disconnecting”. Although very few

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March 22, 2017 0

8 similarities (you didn’t know) between a Scrum master & an OKR champion

8 similarities (you didn’t know) between a Scrum master & an OKR champion

One of the major hurdles in adoption of Objectives & Key Results (OKR) is the lack of comprehensive body of knowledge. We have already discussed whether OKRs are compatible with scrum. Here we take that discussion a step further, by revealing 8 similar responsibilities that Scrum masters & OKR champions shoulder. As opposed to OKRs, Scrum has been written

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February 27, 2017 0