How to Manage Performance: 24 Lessons for Improving Performance

Robert Bacal



These quick reads, based on McGraw-Hill bestsellers, are designed to meet the needs of busy people. Titles in the series focus on each book's main themes and action ideas, reduced to a manageable page count for on-the-go readers. Goal-focused, commonsense techniques for stimulating greater productivity in the workplace and fostering true commitment.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Clear Performance Expectations: Establishing clear and achievable performance expectations for employees is essential for effective performance management.

  2. Regular Feedback and Communication: Encouraging ongoing feedback and communication between managers and employees to provide guidance, address issues, and recognize achievements.

  3. SMART Goals Setting: Emphasizing the use of SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) goals to help employees understand and work toward their objectives.

  4. Performance Appraisal Techniques: Exploring various performance appraisal methods and techniques to assess and evaluate employee performance fairly and effectively.

  5. Development and Training Opportunities: Providing opportunities for employee development, skill enhancement, and training to improve performance and career growth.

  6. Recognition and Reward Systems: Implementing fair and motivating reward systems to recognize and incentivize high performance and contributions.

  7. Coaching and Supportive Management: Highlighting the importance of coaching and supportive management styles in helping employees improve their performance.

  8. Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs): Using performance improvement plans effectively to address performance issues and support struggling employees in achieving success.

  9. Managing Underperformance: Providing guidance on managing underperformance constructively, including identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions.

  10. Continuous Improvement Culture: Encouraging a culture of continuous improvement by fostering learning, adaptability, and a commitment to enhancing performance across the organization.

Language English
ISBN-10 0070586810
ISBN-13 978-0071435314
No of pages 48
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Tata Mcgraw-Hill
Published Date 01 Jan 2004

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Author : Robert Bacal

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