When speaking of performance management, many think of the annual performance review process. But the annual performance review or appraisal is only a small component of employee performance management.
Project management dates back to the early 1950s in its contemporary form, although its roots date back to the latter years of the 19th century. A defined method of project management emerged as companies realized the advantages of organizing job around projects-recognizing the critical need to communicate and coordinate work across departments and professions.
There is no doubt regarding the tremendous impact technology has on companies around the world. The use of technology have opened up a whole new world of insight and possibilities for these companies helping them gain deeper insight into their customers, improve their products and services, optimize their operations and more. However, the introduction of new technology isn’t easy, and usually is met with a lot of resistance from employees who are used to and comfortable doing their work in a specific way that they don’t fancy changing.
For many organizations, strategy is synonymous with organizational objectives, goals, or even their business plan. It is something organizations spend considerable time and money to produce- whether it is being created by a strategy team inside of the company, or being outsourced to consultants and experts.
Employees are the main key to any organization’s success, so it’s important to invest time, effort and resources in them and for them. If your employees are happy to come into work and look forward to being in an office for at least 9 hours of each working day, then you’re definitely doing something right. There are lots of studies out there that show a correlation between happy employees and being highly motivated performers and achievers.
Employee Engagement is about providing the right medium for employees to do their best and achieve what they are expected to do. Therefore, as an organization, how do you go about providing that for them?