The 4 Main Workforce Trends That We Are Facing Today

It comes as no surprise that in the last 50 years a lot has changed around the world, and with that a lot has changed in the workplaces within organisations around the world. Without these changes, growth wouldn’t have happen and on the more negative side, the market crashes wouldn’t … Read more...

3 Reasons Why Culture is So Important within Organisations

Culture comes up a lot in business and organisations, especially in the academic side around the subject. Despite this though, many people are ok with just accepting a business culture and going along with it, believing that once a culture has come into play, it can’t be changed.
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Performance Management

Performance Management Definition:

Helps to contribute to the effectiveness of the management of individuals and teams in an organisation, as to to help with the performance of the organisation. To achieve this it needs to be made that everyone shares the same understanding of objectives and targets.

The ‘Big Idea’

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Conducting the Appraisal Interview

Appraisal Definition: 

An appraisal is the act of assessing an employee or a member of a team. These are normally taken place within an interview and are a terms of analysing the performance of that employee. From the analysis employees are normally given advice on how to improve, which they … Read more...

How to Approach an Appraisal

There are 6 main steps to approaching an appraisal situation, these are outlined below in bold, the extra text are some notes to help understand what to do and what not to do.

Starting the Appraisal

  • Good News First Vs. Bad News First
  • Handling the Bad News – Criticising
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Appraisals and Performance Management

Appraisal Definition: 

An appraisal is the act of assessing an employee or a member of a team. These are normally taken place within an interview and are a terms of analysing the performance of that employee.

From the analysis employees are normally given advice on how to improve, which … Read more...

Path-Goal Theory

Leadership Definition: Leadership is the building of motivation through individuals in aid of reaching a certain set of objectives. A good leader is someone who can lead to good results, by using what he has in the best was possible.
Path-Goal Theory Definition: This theory shows that a leader needs … Read more...

Situational Theory

Leadership Definition: 

Leadership is the building of motivation through individuals in aid of reaching a certain set of objectives. A good leader is someone who can lead to good results, by using what he has in the best way possible.

Situational Theory Definition

This theory looks into the characteristics … Read more...